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The 5 Levels of Leadership Audiobook

The 5 Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential [Audiobook]

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True leadership isn't a matter of having a certain job or title. In fact, being chosen for a position is only the first of the five levels every effective leader achieves. To become more than "the boss" people follow only because they are required to, you have to master the ability to invest in people and inspire them. To grow further in your role, you must achieve results and build a team that produces. You need to help people to develop their skills to become leaders in their own right. And if you have the skill and dedication, you can reach the pinnacle of leadership - where experience will allow you to extend your influence beyond your immediate reach and time for the benefit of others.

The 5 Levels of Leadership are:

  • 1. Position - People follow because they have to.
  • 2. Permission - People follow because they want to.
  • 3. Production - People follow because of what you have done for the organization.
  • 4. People Development - People follow because of what you have done for them personally.
  • 5. Pinnacle - People follow because of who you are and what you represent.

Through humor, in-depth insight, and examples, internationally recognized leadership expert John C. Maxwell describes each of these stages of leadership. He shows you how to master each level and rise up to the next to become a more influential, respected, and successful leader.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2011 John C. Maxwell (P)2011 Hachette Audio

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    RaisinNut PA, USA 10-10-12
    RaisinNut PA, USA 10-10-12 Member Since 2011

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    "This book will make you a better leader."

    This book about the five levels of leadership is very detailed and informative. First the reader is introduced to the five levels, then takes a more in-depth look into each level. Maxwell describes the upside(s) and downside(s) to each level and discusses best behaviors for a leader on that level. He also offers a helpful tool for leaders to use to determine their current level of leadership.

    There are a lot of great take-aways from this book. For me, one of the greatest take-aways is that, as a leader, you are not always on the same level with all the people you oversee. Rather, your level is unique to the relationship you have built with each person. Therefore, one of the most important aspects of leadership is putting time and energy into supporting and growing the people you oversee.

    If you are in a leadership position and you want to be better at what you do, you MUST read this book.

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    Brendin South Penrith, Australia 09-14-12
    Brendin South Penrith, Australia 09-14-12
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    "Good leadership level explanation."
    What did you love best about The 5 Levels of Leadership?

    Hierarchy identification.


    Would you recommend The 5 Levels of Leadership to your friends? Why or why not?

    Yes to those who don't yet understand leadership levels. Those who already have the knowledge I would not recommend reading.


    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    Disliked the referrences to faith (too often).


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    NA


    Any additional comments?

    Would be better relating to leadership from business rather than faith and sport.

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    Chris Wright 02-17-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Great book"

    John does a great job working through each level of leadership. He explains how to work to the next level and what to do when you are stuck. loved it!

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    Brian 02-14-17
    Brian 02-14-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Great for any leader at any level who wants grow."

    very well written and really easy to understand. I enjoyed every minute and will continue to listen to it over the years. I also will be going to a leadership seminar help by Mr Maxwell. Looking forward to reading all of his other books. go from level one to only having positional leadership to having the Pinnacle level. Growing people to growing leaders.

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    jcbird 01-11-17
    jcbird 01-11-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Great book"

    Very simple and effective book. Very much enjoyed the entire book. As good of book on leadership I have ever read

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    Miguel A. Hernandez 12-30-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great Book"

    This book is great specially for those who want to lead a group or organization or for those who are now in a leadership role. it's a must to have in hard copy as well and teach others.

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    Clenton Wilson 12-26-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Amazing!"

    I truly enjoyed learning about how leaders and how to become a great leader! Turely life changing

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    Nate the Great 10-21-16 Member Since 2014
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    "First leadership book I've read."

    I was really impressed by this book. I found it very well written and educational.

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    LovingLife 10-17-16
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    "Very insightful"

    Great book definitely needed in today's military and for all leaders of any organization, thank you.

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    Amazon Customer 10-16-16
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    great for becoming a leader and person growth. very good information if followed. Awesome

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