Seven Habits: Controlling Your Destiny Starting with the Man in the Mirror

Presented by: Kayla Hall

Come join us as we discover and apply the first three steps of Sean Covey’s book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. With more than 5 million print copies sold, this book teaches indispensable lessens that help teenagers soar confidently through their adolescent years while amply preparing for their successful future. The first three steps are what Covey calls the “Private Victory.” These steps help teens be ambitious, create and accomplish personal goals, and truly decide what is important to them.


Kayla Barclay Hall is a small business owner/marketing communications consultant in the Washington, D.C. area. She started her own business, “Strategic MarComm” in order to have the ability to work from home and homeschool/raise her children. Kayla received her undergraduate degree from Utah State University with a degree in public relations and business communications, and received her master’s degree in strategic public relations from George Washington University.

Kayla was Miss Utah America 2008, and she spent the year traveling the state of Utah as a spokesperson for “Netzsmarts,” an Internet and cell phone safety program. As Miss Utah, she made more than 400 public speaking and media appearances, and was able to visit D.C. during her tenure to lobby for an internet safety bill. Following her completion of Miss Utah, Kayla was able to give humanitarian service for two months in Peru. Kayla strives to remain active in her community and church. She currently serves on Utah State University’s Institute of Government and Politics’ D.C. board, where she helps find D.C. internship opportunities for students. Kayla serves as a Primary music leader. Her greatest accomplishments are marrying her wonderful husband Tyson and raising her three young children. Kayla and her family currently live in Reston, Virginia, where her husband is a consultant for Deloitte Consulting. In their spare time they enjoy going to the beach, biking, playing sports together, and traveling.

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