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John Maxwell, Maxwell Daily Reader “Manage Your Attitude Daily”

    From: The Maxwell Daily Reader, John C. Maxwell Date: January 16 Title: Manage your attitude daily.  From: The Difference Maker  Gist: Attitude…Attitude….Attitude… Today Maxwell discusses the impact of attitude on life. Much of what John Maxwell writes about  relate to controlling internal mechanisms to achieve success. Attitude in Maxwell’s mind is the lens through…

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John Maxwell, Maxwell Daily Reader “Take Time To Understand People”

   From: The Maxwell Daily Reader, John C. Maxwell Date: January 18 Title: Take time to understand people.  From: 17 Essentials Qualtities of a Team Player Gist: Apparently people matter. The entry opens with a few rehtorical questions. These questions all reference how you either build or ignore relationships. Maxwell believes the cultivation of relationships…

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John Maxwell, Daily Reader “Be Impressed, Not Impressive”

From: The Maxwell Daily Reader, John C. Maxwell Date: January 15 Title: Be Impressed, Not Impressive From: The 360* Leader Gist: One of Maxwell’s key characteristics of a good leader is humility. This is a reoccurring theme in many of his books, maybe today the concept needs to be repeated more frequently because of the higher levels…

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John Maxwell, Daily Reader: “Control What’s In You”

John Wooden Ted Talk, well worth the 17 minutes of time.  From: The Maxwell Daily Reader, John C. Maxwell Date: January 13 Title: Control What’s In You From: Your Road Map for Success Gist: John Wooden was perhaps the greatest college athletics coach to ever have lived. During his tenure his teams won 10 national championships…

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John Maxwell, Daily Meditations “People Need to Know…”

From: The Maxwell Daily Reader, John C. Maxwell Date: January 12 Title: People Need to Know They Helped From: 25 Ways to Win with People Gist: In many of John Maxwell’s books he discusses the importance of collaboration, teams, and personnel. Today’s entry discusses the need for acknowledgment, and the essential role it plays in bringing…

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John Maxwell, Daily Meditations

From: The Maxwell Daily Reader, John C. Maxwell Date: January 11 Title: The Law of Priorities From: 21 Irrefutable Laws of a Leader Gist: John Maxwell asserts activity doesn’t necessarily correlate to achievement. For Maxwell, a competent leader looks to effectively manage work by prioritizing and steering efforts best suited to achieve goals. The way an…

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Sun Tzu 01.10.16

  “Therefore use these assessments for comparison, to find out what the conditions are. That is to say, which political leadership has the Way? Which general has the ability? Who has the better climate and terrain? Whose discipline is effective? Whose troops are the stronger? Whose officers and soldiers are the better trained? Whose system…

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John Maxwell, Daily Meditations 

From: The Maxwell Daily Reader, John C. Maxwell Date: January 10 Title: Charting The Course From: 21 Irrefutable Laws of a Leader Gist: In today’s entry John Maxwell makes the argument leadership requires the skill of navigation. And while indirectly using the analogy of leaders piloting a ship, he doesn’t correlate effective leaders with the…

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Sun Tzu, Art of War 01.10.16

Sun Tzu    “Discipline means organization, chain of command, and logistics.”              “Every general has heard of these five things. Those who know them prevail, those who do not know them do not prevail”              The current section of the Art of War I’m reading is “Strategic Assessments”.  Within this context the first entry above…

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John C. Maxwell, Daily Reader Meditations

The John C. Maxwell Meditations I met someone recently, who by all accounts is a kindred spirit. One of those relationships, you’re not quite sure about in the beginning, yet after enough exposures with the person you realize its not a superficial series of coincidence but a real connection. We have discussed the possibility of…

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