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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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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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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, 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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