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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Overcoming Barriers to Empowerment

From: The Maxwell Daily Reader, John C. Maxwell Date: January 23 2016 Title: Overcoming Barriers to Empowerment From: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership Gist: In today’s entry Maxwell asserts empowering people as a necessary function of effective leaders. Without the ability for subordinates to make their own decisions a leaders “create barriers within the organization” people can’t…

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John Maxwell, “Enlarging Others”

From: The Maxwell Daily Reader, John C. Maxwell Date: January 22 2016 Title: Enlarging Others From: The 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player Gist: In today’s entry John Maxwell discusses a tool leaders can employee as a member of a team. He asserts those who “enlarge” other team members empower “them to be successful.” He lists four…

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