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John C. Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, coach, and author who has sold over 19 million books. Dr. Maxwell is the founder of EQUIP and the John Maxwell Company, organizations that have trained more than 5 million leaders worldwide. Every year he speaks to Fortune 500 companies, international government leaders, and organizations as diverse as the United States Military Academy at West Point, the National Football League, and the United Nations. A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Week best-selling author, Maxwell has written three books which have each sold more than one million copies: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, Developing the Leader Within You, and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader. You can find him at JohnMaxwell.com and follow him at Twitter.com/JohnCMaxwell.
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If you’ve never read The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, you’ve been missing out on one of the best-selling leadership books of all time. If you have read the original version, then you’ll love this new expanded and updated one.
Internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author John C. Maxwell has taken this million-seller and made it even better:
- Every Law of Leadership has been sharpened and updated
- Seventeen new leadership stories are included
- Two new Laws of Leadership are introduced
- New evaluation tool will reveal your leadership strengths—and weaknesses
- New application exercises in every chapter will help you grow
Why would Dr. Maxwell make changes to his best-selling book?
“A book is a conversation between the author and reader,” says Maxwell. “It’s been ten years since I wrote The 21 Laws of Leadership. I’ve grown a lot since then. I’ve taught these laws in dozens of countries around the world. This new edition gives me the opportunity to share what I’ve learned.”
The most effective leaders know how to connect with people. It's not about power or popularity, but about making the people around you feel heard, comfortable, and understood.
While it may seem like some folks are born with a commanding presence that draws people in, the fact is anyone can learn to communicate in ways that consistently build powerful connections. Bestselling author and leadership expert John C. Maxwell offers advice for effective communication to those who continually run into obstacles when it comes to personal success.
In Everyone Communicates, Few Connect, Maxwell shares five principles and five practices to develop connection skills including:
- finding common ground;
- keeping your communication simple;
- capturing people’s interest;
- how to create an experience everyone enjoys;
- and staying authentic in all your relationships.
Your ability to achieve results in any organization is directly tied to the leadership skills in your toolbox. Connecting is an easy-to-learn skill you can apply today in your personal, professional, and family relationships to start living your best life.
Learn how to develop the influence, character, service and vision that it takes to be a leader in every aspect of your life.
First released in 1993, John C. Maxwell’s now-classic work revolutionized the way leaders are made. By examining the differences between leadership styles, Maxwell outlines principles for inspiring, motivating, and influencing others from any type of leadership position--including as a business executive, a church leader, a teacher, or even a parent.
In this thoroughly revised and updated edition, Maxwell includes two new chapters to include the leadership insights and practices he has learned in the decades since the first edition so that you’ll receive everything you need to take a significant step in your leadership journey.
In Developing the Leader Within You 2.0, you will successfully learn and understand:
- Influence – using the 5 Levels of Leadership as a roadmap to influence others
- Character – embracing good ethics, practicing self-leadership, and valuing people
- Service – asking eight questions to develop into a leader who serves others daily
- Vision – including eight components when painting a vision for your people so they can experience it
These foundational principles provides both new readers and longtime fans with the necessary wisdom to help any leader and organization succeed in fostering integrity, self-discipline, and effecting positive change.
Developing the Leader Within You 2.0 will help you transform the way you think about leadership.
Noticeably grow your leadership skills day by day over 365 days through this timeless wisdom—comprised from fourteen of New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell's most popular leadership books.
The Maxwell Daily Reader draws its unique power from an ageless truth: the heart of leadership is created through?actions, put into practice one day at a time. Each person has inborn potential to be a great leader. Each day's message will equip readers with the inspiration and advice to unlock every bit of leadership potential within.
Each entry contains an excerpt from one of Maxwell’s books that helps:
- Encourage and inspire you
- Teach you to lead
- Challenge you to be better
- Prompt you to grow
The secret to your success can be found in your daily agenda. People who achieve their potential do so because they invest in themselves every day. They take the time to add value to themselves and because of that, they are also able to add value to others.
Easily accessible and highly actionable, this is the very best of John C. Maxwell, and it will bring out the very best of the leader in everyone.
In this inspiring guide to successful leadership, New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell shares his tried and true principles for maximum personal growth.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
Are some people born to achieve anything they want while others struggle? What is the real reason for their success? John C. Maxwell has the answer: The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.
Most people are never prepared to deal with failure. Bestselling author John C. Maxwell says that if you are like him, you feared it, misunderstood it, and ran away from it. However, he has learned to make failure his friend, and he can teach you to do the same.
Maxwell takes a closer look at failure and reveals that the secret of moving beyond failure is to use it as a lesson and a stepping-stone.
In Failing Forward, Maxwell will show you:
- the key main reasons people fail,
- how to master fear instead of being mastered by it,
- and positive benefits can accompany negative experiences.
Filled with action suggestions and real-life stores, Failing Forward is a strategic guide that will help you move beyond mistakes to fulfill your potential and achieve success.
Discover how to confidently look the prospect of failure in the eye and move forward anyway. In life, the question is not if you will have problems, but how you are going to deal with them? Stop failing backward and start failing forward!
Lack of self-awareness is the single greatest obstacle leaders face in their development, effectiveness, and advancement. Dr. John C. Maxwell will help any leader become more self-aware, focused, and confident.
With fifty years of leading and teaching experience, influential leadership expert and speaker John C. Maxwell can help you become your best leadership self.
In The Self-Aware Leader, Maxwell teaches you how to:
- gauge your effectiveness as a leader,
- make better choices that lead to success,
- discover and correct your own mistakes,
- improve your leadership with the team, and
- make the right trades in your career.
Self-awareness is key for new and seasoned leaders who want to avoid micro-managing, handle criticism with grace, and give others the credit they deserve. Maxwell also aims to help current and new managers looking to identify their strengths, become a better learner, and improve listening skills.
When leaders don’t see themselves clearly, understand their strengths and weaknesses, or recognize their negative interactions with their team, they limit their influence and undermine their own effectiveness. What’s the solution? Become a self-aware leader.
Dive into a masterclass that reveals the shifts you should make over the course of you career to keep innovating, improving, and influencing others to the highest levels of success in today’s unprecedented business climate.
Change is so rapid today that leaders must do more than stay the course to be successful. If they aren’t nimble and ready to adapt, they won’t survive. The key is to learn how to leadershift.
John C. Maxwell helps leaders gain the ability and willingness to make leadership changes that will positively enhance their organizational and personal growth. He does this by sharing the eleven shifts he made over the course of his long, successful leadership career.
In Leadershift, Maxwell shares some of the leadershifts including…
- Adaptive Shift from Plan A to Option A,
- the Production Shift from Ladder Climbing to Ladder Building,
- the Influence Shift from Positional Authority to Moral Authority and more!
Leadershift gives specific guidance to readers about how to make these shifts in their own lives.
Each one requires them to change the way they think, act, and ultimately lead so they can be successful in a world that never remains the same.
To go forward, we need to move faster. And as leaders, we need to stay ahead, we need to see more than others, and we need to see before others.
Leaders are always looking for an edge. That often sends many of them looking for the next big thing. Although leadership approaches and trendy management fads come and go, what remains the same? The qualities of a leader.
Internationally-recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author John C. Maxwell touches on the process of developing the art of leadership by giving the reader practical tools and insights into developing the qualities found in great leaders.
As the authority on leadership today, Maxwell shares his innovative yet timeless principles on how to effectively lead others has impacted the lives of thousands of business leaders.
In The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader, Maxwell expands on the qualities every leaders needs to be successful such as:
- Character – be a piece of the rock
- Charisma – the first impression can seal the deal
- Communication – without it, you travel alone
- Commitment – it separates doers from dreamers
- Competence – if you build it, they will come
Everything rises and falls on leadership, and leadership truly develops from the inside out. If you can become the leader you ought to be on the inside, you will become the leader you want to be on the outside.
The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader will show you that when you develop these qualities, people will want to follow you. When that happens, you’ll be able to tackle anything in the world.
Dive into a masterclass with world-renowned leadership expert John C. Maxwell as he shares the most important lessons he’s learned about the leadership development process over the last quarter century.
What is the greatest return on a leader’s time? After leaders have invested in their own leadership growth, what is the best way to accomplish their vision and grow their organizations? Develop other leaders! The more leaders an organization has and the better equipped they are to lead, the more successful the organization and its leaders.
In the last twenty-five years, New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell has grown from equipping a handful of leaders in one organization to developing millions of business, government, and nonprofit leaders in every country around the world. In this book, Maxwell takes the reader step-by-step through the process of identifying, attracting, empowering, and positioning leaders to create a culture capable of then reproducing and compounding the value of its leaders.
In The Leader’s Greatest Return, you will be instructed on:
- The Leadership Table - Create a place where people not yet leading at your level can come, be welcomed and try on leadership.
- The 7 Motivators - Review the seven motivators and discover what motivates each person and then lead him or her accordingly.
- Team Success - Use the 10-80-10 method to set people up for success and empower them to perform at a high level.
- Who to Grow as a Leader - Love and value everyone but use the Pareto principle to choose who to grow as a?leader.
This is where leaders really experience the compounding value of developing leaders and go to the highest levels of leadership themselves. The Leader’s Greatest Return is perfect for anyone who wants to take the next step in their leadership, build their organization or team today, and create their legacy for tomorrow needs to read.
Leadership has become increasingly complex in recent years. The times are difficult, and it can be challenging to get people to work together. Businesses, government, families, communities, and teams are all crying out for good leaders to help them. This is where the principles outlined in The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership can help.
Based on the revised and updated 25th anniversary edition of the bestselling book, this workbook uses case studies, self-evaluation, and group discussion questions to help you boost your leadership skills. Included are stories and observations from the worlds of business, politics, sports, the military, and non-profits. Each law is like a tool, ready to be picked up and used to help you achieve your dreams and add value to other people.
Discover how these valuable principles can change your life—follow them and learn to lead—not just for yourself, but for the people who follow you.
- The Law of the Lid
- The Law of Influence
- The Law of Process
- The Law of Navigation
- The Law of Addition
- The Law of Solid Ground
- The Law of Respect
- The Law of Intuition
- The Law of Magnetism
- The Law of Connection
- The Law of the Inner Circle
- The Law of Empowerment
- The Law of the Picture
- The Law of Buy-In
- The Law of Victory
- The Law of the Big Mo
- The Law of Priorities
- The Law of Sacrifice
- The Law of Timing
- The Law of Explosive Growth
- The Law of Legacy