Help People Win

Daily Synopsis of Maxwell Daily Reader,  by John Maxwell March 1 Title: Help People Win Excerpt From: 25 Ways to Win with People Action Taken Today:  Make it your job to put other people on top today. Synopsis:  Today’s entry in the Maxwell Daily Reader discusses an often undervalued component of leadership. Innately good leaders possess humility. Its within…

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Instill Motivation

Daily Synopsis of Maxwell Daily Reader,  by John Maxwell February 29 Title: Instill Motivation Excerpt From: 25 Ways to Win with People Action Taken Today: Motivate someone in your circle of influence today. Synopsis: Maxwell’s writing tends to focus heavily on the importance of relationships. A large portion of his books spell out obvious concepts on how to…

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Change Comes When You Are Truly Ready…

I find myself this morning in a state of confusion…check that, perhaps more of a state of clarity mixed with misperception. In my post Sex, Life, and Rock & Roll I talked about this great inspiration which entered my life. Unbelievably, this light which came into my life got me off my ass and moving.…

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Achievers Versus Average

Daily Synopsis of Maxwell Daily Reader,  by John Maxwell February 25 Title: Achievers Versus Average Excerpt From: Falling Forward Action Taken Today: Accept failure as the price of success today, and keep striving forward. Synopsis: Today’s entry is fairly short in its message, most of the writing is spent discussing high achievers. The type of people we would…

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We Are Responsible For Our Attitudes

Daily Synopsis of Maxwell Daily Reader,  by John Maxwell February 22 Title: We Are Responsible For Our Attitudes Excerpt From: Developing the Leader Within You Action Taken Today:  Choose to be responsible for how you view your circumstances. Synopsis: I was once told by an older friend, in life there’s only thing we have control over…our attitude.…

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Inspiration Only Gets You So Far…D-Day

Let’s be honest inspiration is like doing a line of blow. When it hits you, your neurons are heightened, you feel an impulse of energy. Something great, and you feel like you could defeat fucking King-Kong. Just like coke, the feeling is fleeting. At least an eight ball will last you a night, yet moments…

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The Power of Failure

Daily Synopsis of Maxwell Daily Reader,  by John Maxwell February 13   Title: The Power of Failure Excerpt From: Your Road Map for Success Action Taken Today: Try to see failure as a learning experience today. Synopsis: Today’s entry is perhaps my favorite so far among the Maxwell daily meditations. The information age has made the world more…

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Goals Create A Route For Success

Daily Synopsis of Maxwell Daily Reader,  by John Maxwell February 17 Title: Goals Create A Route for Success Excerpt From: Your Road Map for Success Action Taken Today:  Review your goals to be sure they are encouraging you to fulfill your purpose and maximize your potential. Synopsis: Today’s entry is short. Perhaps there isn’t too much more to say…

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Touching A Dozen Lives

Daily Synopsis of Maxwell Daily Reader,  by John Maxwell February 16 Title: Touching A Dozen Lives Excerpt From: Becoming a Person of Influence Action Taken Today:  Touch someone’s life for good today. Synopsis:   Maxwell teaches a fundamental component of a leader is the ability to influence others. In today’s entry he takes this concept and positions…

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Revelations and Evolutions

This morning during my workout I came to a revelation about myself, my weight, and my lack of success in certain areas of my life. But before I begin, I would like to interject this public service announcement for anyone who doesn’t believe in evolution. “You are fucking stupid. I fucking love science. That is…

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