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Practical, convenient, concise
Many of the books that I've read have been vary narrowly tailored. They have been focused on a more particular outcome such as getting promoted at work or hired or having a great marriage. This seems to be the first, or maybe second, that focuses on becoming growing your value as an individual.
I would have read the book like it was an instruction manual. Maxwell reads it like it is a mentoring session. There is a texture to his reading it that I would not have gotten reading it myself.
The Law of The Rubber Band, 'Growth Stops When You Lose the Tension Between Where You Are and Where You Could Be.' Honestly, this idea isn't new to me but it gives a positive context to a trait that I kind-of felt guilty about. I like that feeling of stretching toward a goal and sometimes feel that my stretching makes other people feel uncomfortable.
I enjoyed the book but John Maxwells narration is a bit slow and boring.
none..its not that kind of book.
Sean Van Zant
Definitely in the top ten.
I liked the law of intentionality because it is so foundational for all the other laws, and anything else for that matter to stand on.
He was refreshing, lively, and knew how to emphasize the right points of all of the stories in the book.
To see the laws like strong guidelines to be followed, and to always be intentional about following them.
I listened to this book more than three times. I have given away several print copies of this book also. This audio book is a must listen to if you are serious about growth in any area of your life!
I have listened to other John Maxwell audiobooks and expected this one to be pretty good; however, it exceeded my expectations and I thought it was great! I heard John Maxwell talk about it on the EntreLeadership Dave Ramsey podcast. I am goal oriented and I recently got off track with my growth plans due to work and family problems. I felt overwhelmed and lost, yet I feel this audiobook has me back on track. Thanks John!
Right on target!
This is book is design to help with growth in whatever situation you may find yourself in and always John Maxwell is right on target with his insight into leadership development.
I always enjoy John's books and recommend them in training and development for leadership.
This one ranks pretty high on my list of self help motivational reads. I learned quite a bit.
There are not any characters in this book, but none are needed because this one is personally about you!
This is my first, but it won't be my last.
I totally enjoyed the "frog analogy" Mr. Maxwell shared while speaking about people who do, and I will share with you:
5 frogs were sitting on a log, 4 decided to jump off how many was left?
He's a minister. Not an objective view.
I wish Audible will post "Religious" warning on the books.
Yes, I would recommend this audiobook to a friend because it breaks down the very things to focus on for growth.
John Maxwell puts it in easily identifiable ways of application.
I loved the use of stories to provide specific examples, and the excellent use of experts to fortify the authors position.
The application to everyday life.