Developing the Leader Within You

Developing the Leader Within You

by John C. Maxwell

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Developing the Leader Within You by John C. Maxwell

Developing the LeaderWithin You is Dr. Maxwell’s first and most enduring leadership book, havingsold more than one million copies. In this Christian Leaders Series edition ofthis Maxwell classic, you will discover the biblical foundation for leadershipthat John Maxwell has used as a pastor and business leader for more than fortyyears. These same principles and practices are available for everyday leadersin every walk of life. It is a lofty calling to lead a group—a family, achurch, a nonprofi t, a business—and the timeless principles in this book willbring positive change in your life and in the lives of those around you.

You will learn:

The True Definition of Leader. “Leadership is influence.That’s it. Nothing more; nothing less.”

The Traits of Leadership. “Leadership is not an exclusiveclub for those who were ‘born with it.’ The traits that are the raw materialsof leadership can be acquired. Link them up with desire, and nothing can keep youfrom becoming a leader.”

The Difference Between Management and Leadership. “Makingsure the work is done by others is the accomplishment of a manager. Inspiring othersto do better work is the accomplishment of a leader.”

God has called every believer to influence others, to besalt and light. Developing the LeaderWithin You will equip you to improve your leadership and inspire others.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780785281122
Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date: 10/04/2005
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

John C. Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 26 million books in fifty languages. In 2014 he was identified as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association® and the most influential leadership expert in the world by Business Insider and Inc. magazine. He is the founder of The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP, and the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation, organizations that have trained millions of leaders. In 2015, they reached the milestone of having trained leaders from every country of the world. The recipient of the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network, Dr. Maxwell speaks each year to Fortune 500 companies, presidents of nations, and many of the world’s top business leaders. He can be followed at Twitter.com/JohnCMaxwell. For more information about him, visit JohnMaxwell.com.

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pamchef More than 1 year ago
I am doing this book with a group of people who are in the same business as I and we have trainer guiding us through each chapter. There is so much GOOD material that I'm glad we are using it as a training tool rather than just reading it. However, for anyone without a group to share with, make sure you have a highlighter handy as you read! Enjoy, I am!
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you are looking for a clearly written book on the basics of leadership, you need to look no further. It is clearly and engagingly written. John Maxwell uses plenty of illustrations to bring his points home. Our church is using this book to train our volunteer leadership.
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I was lucky. I did not only read John's book, but also experienced working with him, on many occasion. Leadership can, and is, unfortunately, ripped into so may unnecessary, no sense making "smart topics" or - it can just so easy be defined, as John does. For me, he is the only person I'd ever met, who not only can clear , yet short, define "Leader", but he is the Leader himself. Suggestion, Read the book anyway, even if you have no ambition to be(come) a leader. After reading this book, you may as well be inspired to change your self-evaluation and believe, you, too, can be a leader. Who knows. Just read it! And if you are a "leader", or at least think you are, but haven't read this book, I can assure you, you aren't a leader. ;-)
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