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....
"Content is excellent."
Are there tried and true principles that are always certain to help a person grow? John Maxwell says the answer is yes. He has been passionate about personal development for over 50 years, and for the first time, he teaches everything he has gleaned about what it takes to reach our potential. In the way that only he can communicate, John teaches The Law of the Mirror: You Must See Value in Yourself to Add Value to Yourself, The Law of Awareness: You Must Know Yourself to Grow Yourself, and much more.
"What's Your Growth Plan?"
We all have a longing to be significant. We want to make a contribution, to be a part of something noble and purposeful. But many people wrongly believe significance is unattainable. They worry that it's too big for them to achieve. That they have to have an amazing idea, be a certain age, have a lot of money, or be powerful or famous to make a real difference. The good news is that none of those things is necessary for you to achieve significance and create a lasting legacy.
John C. Maxwell delves into the process of becoming a successful leader by examining how questions can be used to advantage. What are the questions leaders should ask themselves? What questions should they ask members of their team? He then responds to the toughest problems leaders have presented to him. Using social media, Maxwell offered the floor to followers with unanswered questions about what it takes to achieve their professional best, and selected seventy questions on the most popular topics.
"Not what I expected"
John C. Maxwell combines insights from 30-plus years of leadership with observations from business, politics, sports, religion, and military conflict to bring you a revealing study of the laws of leadership that govern your personal and organizational effectiveness.
"An excellent check list"
The perfect, compact listen for today's fast-paced world, How Successful People Think (derived from Maxwell's previous book, Thinking for a Change
In this enduring volume, which has already sold over 500,000 copies, Maxwell shares his heart for developing exceptional leaders. Timeless principles applied in your life - and the life of your organization - will bring about positive change through personal integrity and self-discipline.
"Great book, but..."
It seems that some people are born to achieve anything they want. Some would say they are lucky, are blessed, or have the Midas touch. But what truly is the reason for their success? New York Times best selling author John C. Maxwell has the answer: The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.
The Complete 101 Collection includes material that in true Maxwell style helps listeners reach their potential at any stage in their career. It can be thought of as a crash course in leadership, a practical tool to sharpen the core fundamentals every professional needs. Contents include a 101 on attitude, self-improvement, leadership, relationships, success, teamwork, equipping, and mentoring. Each 101 book is an introduction to a subject, not the "advanced course".
"Same book, repeated 5 times in 15 hours"
In his nearly thirty years of teaching leadership, John Maxwell has encountered this question again and again: How do I apply leadership principles if I'm not the boss? It's a valid question that Maxwell answers in The 360-Degree Leader. You don't have to be the main leader, asserts Maxwell, to make significant impact in your organization. Good leaders are not only capable of leading their followers but are also adept at leading their superiors and their peers.
Being a leader means working with people, and that's not always easy! Whether in your office, church, neighborhood, or elsewhere, your interpersonal relationships can make or break you as a leader. That's why it's so important to be a "people person" and develop your skills in tapping that most precious of all resources: People.
"Good for leadership"
Lots of books claim they can change your life. But how many actually teach you how to take the many small steps that lead to success each and every day of your life? Now in Today Matters, motivational teacher and best-selling author John C. Maxwell shows you how to seize the day. In this hands-on and inspiring guide he offers twelve daily practices to help you control your daily agenda, make time for people you love, and find success in your career.
"Pragmatic, Pithy and to the point"
John C. Maxwell explains how true leadership works. It is not generated by your title. To be more than a boss people are required to follow, you must master the ability to inspire and invest in people. You need to build a team that produces not only results, but also future leaders. By combining the advice contained in this audiobook with skill and dedication, you can reach the pinnacle of leadership - where your influence extends beyond your immediate reach for the benefit of others.
"The book of Successful Lists"
In the tradition of his CBA best seller The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and his sell-out seminars, author John C. Maxwell now provides a concise, accessible leadership book that helps readers become more effective leaders from the inside out. Daily readings highlight 21 essential leadership qualities and include "Reflecting On It" and "Bringing It Home" sections which help readers integrate and apply each day's material.
"Great read on Leadership"
New York Times best-selling author and leadership expert John Maxwell offers practical insight into learning how to lead the person who matters most - yourself. The path to leadership begins with a question only few of us ask: How do I lead myself? John Maxwell presents 26 insights, not just for those who aspire to positions of leadership but also for veteran leaders who aim to build and improve upon the steps that led them to the front of the line.
"Solid Leadership Advice"
John Maxwell cree que las mayores lecciones que aprendemos en la vida son de nuestras pérdidas. Todo el mundo experimenta pérdida, pero no todos aprenden de la misma. En A Veces se Gana - A Veces Aprende, el Dr. Maxwell explora las lecciones más comunes que aprendemos cuando experimentamos la pérdida.
Number-one New York Times bestdselling author John C. Maxwell believes that any setback, whether professional or personal, can be turned into a step forward when you possess the right tools to turn a loss into a gain. Drawing on nearly fifty years of leadership experience, Dr. Maxwell provides a roadmap for winning by examining the eleven elements that constitute the DNA of learners who succeed in the face of problems, failure, and losses.
"It takes a good fall to remember why you want to stand."
Building and maintaining a successful team is no simple task. Even people who have taken their teams to the highest level in their field have difficulty recreating what accounted for their successes. Is it a strong work ethic? Is it "chemistry"? What tools can you wrap your hands around to build "or rebuild" your team?
"Amazing guide on how to build and develop teams!"
Leadership expert John C. Maxwell shows that our ability to build and maintain healthy relationships is the single most important factor in how we get along in every area of life. He explains how all of life's successes come from initiating relationships with the right people and then strengthening those relationships by using good people skills.
"The printed version might be better"
Drawing from the text of the BusinessWeek best seller Today Matters, this condensed, revised edition boils down John C. Maxwell's 12 daily practices to their very essence, giving maximum impact in minimal time. This version is designed to be listened to in one sitting, or taken in as brief lessons in a few spare minutes each day.
"I Loved It!"