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Progress + The Why, What, and the Jayger Theory

Progress I weighed myself today and I am a solid 323. When I say solid I mean I’m not fearing I’ll balloon up five pounds in a couple of days. Anyone who’s struggled with weight knows the constant push and pull of the scale, which means some weights are real while others temporary. This is…

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Write Notes of Encouragement

Daily Synopsis of Maxwell Daily Reader,  by John Maxwell February 12 Title: Write Notes of Encouragement Excerpt From: 25 Ways to Win with People Action Taken Today: Write someone a note of encouragement. Synopsis: Like many of John Maxwell’s philosophy and teachings at their core the concepts are simple. Many of his principles are deliberately obvious, yet the…

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The Position Myth

Daily Synopsis of Maxwell Daily Reader, by John Maxwell February 10 Title: The Position Myth Excerpt from: The 360* Leader Action Taken Today:  Instead of relying on position or title, use only relational influences with others today. Synopsis: Simply put too many people believe one can only lease when given the title, or the implicit…

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Take An Interest In People

Daily Synopsis of Maxwell Daily Reader,  by John Maxwell February 9 Title: Take An Interest In People Excerpt From: The 360* Leader Action Taken Today:  Take interest in other before they take interest in you. Synopsis: Today’s entry mirrors many of the entries from the month of January. John Maxwell believes in the idea of other center…

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The Law of Sacrifice

Daily Synopsis of Maxwell Daily Reader,  by John Maxwell February 8 The Law of Sacrifice  Excerpt From: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership Action Taken Today: Are you willing to give up to go up? Synopsis: Today’s entry in the Maxwell Daily Reader references one of Maxwell’s 21 irrefutable laws of leadership. Sacrifice. According to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary the…

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Remember Their Good Days, Not Their Bad Ones

Daily Synopsis of Maxwell Daily Reader,  by John Maxwell February 4 Remeber Their Good Days, Not Their Bad Ones Excerpt From: 25 Ways tp Win with People Action Taken Today: Possess an attitude of forgiveness today as you work with others. Synopsis: Since my last post, I haven’t had time to fill in the gaps between today’s entry…

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Act Yourself Into Changing

Daily Synopsis of Maxwell Daily Reader,  by John Maxwell January 28 Act Yourself Into Changing Excerpt From: Your Road Map for Success Action to Take Today: Act your way into feeling positive today as you face adversity. Synopsis: In today’s entry Maxwell discusses the connection between attitudes and behavior. To some degree Maxwell advocates a practical…

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The Heart of Leadership

From: The Maxwell Daily Reader, John C. Maxwell Date: January 27 2016 Title: The Heart of Leadership From: The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader  Gist:   For Maxwell the heart of leadership is rooted in service to others. One of the most poignant lessons I learned at my Jesuit high school was the latin abbreviation “AMDG”. Which means:…

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VISION

From: The Maxwell Daily Reader, John C. Maxwell Date: January 25 2016 Title: VISION From: The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader  Gist:   Can you see the future as it should be? Do you see something no-one else sees? Does it matter? In today’s entry Maxwell starts with a short anecdote about Walt Disney. At the time of…

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Leaders Cannot Rise Above the Limitations of Their Character

From: The Maxwell Daily Reader, John C. Maxwell Date: January 23 2016 Title: Leaders Cannot Rise Above the Imitates of Their Character From: The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader  Gist:   Maxwell quotes Steven Beglas, a professor at the Harvard Medical School and author of The Success Syndrome. Beglas writes people who achieve success yet lack a “bedrock character” to…

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