Listen to everything by John C. Maxwell.
©2005 John C. Maxwell; (P)2005 Thomas Nelson Publishers
I've heard this book in a much longer form years ago read by John himself. Here we have a 'new' version of the audio book and unlike many of the other books this one has a much better narrator. Here I was reminded of what is wrong with our current national and international leadership. I'm also reminded of basic leadership skills that I've forgotten and sometimes not applying and others I am. I found the book very informative about leadership and why we need some real leadership in the government, business, schools and our own homes.
Yes, because Mr. Maxwell is probably the best teacher when it comes to leadership and relationships.
I cannot think of a book that I can compare this book to. For a leader, it might rank up there with
I have heard Mr. Maxwell speak often. Mr. Shepherd captured the nuance I would have expected Mr. Maxwell to have.
I always learn something new when reading or listening to John Maxwell. Being a new leader, this book has given me ideas on how to change to meet the challenges of leadership.
This is a book that is meant to be read multiple times, slowly digested, and put into practice. Here is proof that great leaders are not born. They are carefully prepared and baked in the oven of experience. Good stuff!
This book tells you that to be a leader you have to be perfect. Basically it describes 21 characteristics that are generally appreciated by others. You could summarize this book in 2 pages. Lot of repetition and quotes, even quotes of John C. Maxwell himself! How stupid is that... I think the author has too much self-love which is obvious throughout the book. He is often describing his experiences and actions as the way to go.
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