The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential

The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential

by John C. Maxwell

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Overview

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 fifty 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
  • The Law of Modeling: It's Hard to Improve When You Have No One But Yourself to Follow
  • The Law of the Rubber Band: Growth Stops When You Lose the Tension Between Where You are and Where You Could Be
  • The Law of Contribution: Developing Yourself Enables You to Develop Others
This third book in John Maxwell's Laws series (following the 2-million seller The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork) will help you become a lifelong learner whose potential keeps increasing and never gets "used up."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599953663
Publisher: Center Street
Publication date: 10/02/2012
Series: John C. Maxwell's Laws Series
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 284,897
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

John C. Maxwell is an internationally respected leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold more than 20 million books. Dr. Maxwell is the founder of EQUIP, a non-profit organization that has trained more than 5 million leaders in 126 countries worldwide. Each year he speaks to the leaders of diverse organizations, such as Fortune 500 companies, foreign governments, the National Football League, the United States Military Academy at West Point, and the United Nations. A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Week best-selling author, Maxwell has written three books that have sold more than a million copies: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, Developing the Leader Within You, and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader. His blog can be read at JohnMaxwellOnLeadership.com. He can be followed at Twitter.com/JohnCMaxwell.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xiii

1 The Law of Intentionality: Growth Doesn't Just Happen 1

2 The Law of Awareness: You Must Know Yourself to Grow Yourself 16

3 The Law of the Mirror: You Must See Value in Yourself to Add Value to Yourself 35

4 The Law of Reflection: Learning to Pause Allows Growth to Catch Up With You 51

5 The Law of Consistency: Motivation Gets You Going-Discipline Keeps You Growing 69

6 The Law of Environment: Growth Thrives in Conducive Surroundings 84

7 The Law of Design: To Maximize Growth, Develop Strategies 101

8 The Law of Pain: Good Management of Bad Experiences Leads to Great Growth 121

9 The Law of the Ladder: Character Growth Determines the Height of Your Personal Growth 138

10 The Law of the Rubber Band: Growth Stops When You Lose the Tension Between Where you Are and Where you Could Be 156

11 The Law of Trade-Offs: You Have to Give Up to Grow Up 173

12 The Law of Curiosity: Growth is Stimulated by Asking Why? 192

13 The Law of Modeling: It's Hard to Improve When You Have no One but Yourself to Follow 210

14 The Law of Expansion: Growth Always Increases Your Capacity 226

15 The Law of Contribution: Growing Yourself Enables You to Grow Others 243

Notes 261

What People are Saying About This

Joel Osteen

My good friend John Maxwell has been a great source of inspiration and encouragement in my life and has motivated millions of people around the world to achieve new heights in their lives as well. In his new book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, John does what he does best; inspiring people to find and unlock their true potential and fulfill their God-given purpose. Regardless of where you are in your life, the principles outlined in this book can help you to forge better relationships, grow spiritually and become all that you were created to be.

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