Popular Books by John C. Maxwell Author of How Successful People Think

  Popular Books by John C. Maxwell Author of How Successful People Think

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Title: How Successful People Think: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life

Gather successful people from all walks of life-what would they have in common? The way they think! Now you can think as they do and revolutionize your work and life!

A Wall Street Journal bestseller, HOW SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE THINK is the perfect, compact read for today's fast-paced world. America's leadership expert John C. Maxwell will teach you how to be more creative and when to question popular thinking. You'll learn how to capture the big picture while focusing your thinking. You'll find out how to tap into your creative potential, develop shared ideas, and derive lessons from the past to better understand the future. With these eleven keys to more effective thinking, you'll clearly see the path to personal success.

Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9781599951683
Pages: 160
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Title: How Successful People Lead: Taking Your Influence to the Next Level

In this perfectly compact read, #1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell explains how true leadership works. It is not generated by your title. In fact, being named to a position is the lowest of the five levels every effective leader achieves. To be more than a boss people are required to follow, you must master the ability to inspire and invest in people. You need to build a team that produces not only results, but also future leaders. By combining the advice contained in these pages with skill and dedication, you can reach the pinnacle of leadership-where your influence extends beyond your immediate reach for the benefit of others.

Derived from material previously published in the Wall Street Journal bestseller The 5 Levels of Leadership.

Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9781599953625
Pages: 160
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Title: The 5 Levels of Leadership

Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9781599953632
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Title: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You

If you’ve never read The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, you’ve been missing out on one of the best-selling leadership books of all time. If you have read the original version, then you’ll love this new expanded and updated one.

Internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author John C. Maxwell has taken this million-seller and made it even better:

  • Every Law of Leadership has been sharpened and updated
  • Seventeen new leadership stories are included
  • Two new Laws of Leadership are introduced
  • New evaluation tool will reveal your leadership strengths—and weaknesses
  • New application exercises in every chapter will help you grow

Why would Dr. Maxwell make changes to his best-selling book?

“A book is a conversation between the author and reader,” says Maxwell. “It’s been ten years since I wrote The 21 Laws of Leadership. I’ve grown a lot since then. I’ve taught these laws in dozens of countries around the world. This new edition gives me the opportunity to share what I’ve learned.”

Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9780785288374
Pages: 336
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Title: Leadership 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know

<p>Unleash your leadership potential.</p> <p>No matter who you are, you can lead—and lead well.</p> <p>That is the message <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author John C. Maxwell gives in this power-packed guidebook: <i>Leadership 101</i>. Here the consummate leader offers a succinct and inspiring framework for enhancing the leadership abilities you already possess. Learn how to:</p> <ul> <li>Follow your vision and bring others with you</li> <li>Produce a lasting legacy</li> <li>Grow the loyalty of your followers</li> <li>Make continual investments in the quality of your leadership</li> <li>Increase your ability to influence others</li> <li>Determine your leadership "lid"</li> <li>Empower others through mentoring</li> <li>Create a foundation of trust</li> <li>Use self-discipline to improve your character—and your results</li> </ul> <p>One of the keys to successful leadership is applying the concepts that have made other leaders strong. Here's your opportunity to do just that.</p> <p>Maxwell offers powerful inspiration that will challenge readers to reach for excellence in leadership. Quotes from well-known leaders, past and present, provide a quick and ready source of powerful nuggets of truth about leaders and leadership that will help readers achieve all that God has planned for them. </p>
Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9780785264194
Pages: 128
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Title: How Successful People Lead: Taking Your Influence to the Next Level

In this perfectly compact read, #1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell explains how true leadership works. It is not generated by your title. In fact, being named to a position is the lowest of the five levels every effective leader achieves. To be more than a boss people are required to follow, you must master the ability to inspire and invest in people. You need to build a team that produces not only results, but also future leaders. By combining the advice contained in these pages with skill and dedication, you can reach the pinnacle of leadership-where your influence extends beyond your immediate reach for the benefit of others.

Derived from material previously published in the Wall Street Journal bestseller The 5 Levels of Leadership.

Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9781599953625
Pages: 160
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Title: The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork: Embrace Them and Empower Your Team

The go-to guide for building and maintaining successful teams.

People who have taken their teams to the highest level in their fieldoften have difficulty recreating what accounted for their successes. Is it a strong work ethic? Is it “chemistry”? What tools can you wrap your hands around to build–or rebuild–your team?

In The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork, leadership expert and New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell shares the vital principles of team building that are necessary for success in your business, family, church, or organization. In his practical, down-to-earth style,heshows how: The Law of High Morale inspired a 50-year-old man, who couldn’t even swim, to train for the toughest triathlon in the world. The Law of the Big Picture prompted a former U.S. president to travel cross-country by bus, sleep in a basement, and do manual labor. Playing by the Law of the Scoreboard enabled one Web-based company to keep growing and making money while thousands of other Internet businesses failed. Ignoring the Law of the Price Tag caused one of the world’s largest retailers to close its doors after 128 years in business.

The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamworkempowers readers–whether coaches or players, teachers or students, CEOs or non-profit volunteers–with the “how-tos” and attitudes for building a successful team.

Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9781400204731
Pages: 265
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Title: Everyone Communicates, Few Connect: What the Most Effective People Do Differently

<p>World-renowned leadership expert John C. Maxwell says if you want to succeed, you must learn how to connect with people. And while it may seem like some folks are just born with it, the fact is anyone can learn how to make every communication an opportunity for a powerful connection. In Everyone Communicates, Few Connect, Maxwell shares the Five Principles and Five Practices to develop the crucial skill of connecting, including.</p> <p>Finding Common ground</p> <p>Keeping your communication simple</p> <p>Capturing people's interest</p> <p>Inspiring people</p> <p>Staying authentic in all</p> <p>Your relationships</p> <p>The ability to connect with others is a major determining factor in reaching your full potential. It's no secret! Connecting is a skill you can learn and apply in your personal, professional, and family relationships-and you can start now!</p>
Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9780785214250
Pages: 262
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Title: Developing the Leader Within You

<p><i>Developing the Leader Within You</i> is Dr. Maxwell’s first and most enduring leadership book, having sold more than one million copies. In this Christian Leaders Series edition of this Maxwell classic, you will discover the biblical foundation for leadership that John Maxwell has used as a pastor and business leader for more than forty years. These same principles and practices are available for everyday leaders in every walk of life. It is a lofty calling to lead a group—a family, a church, a nonprofi t, a business—and the timeless principles in this book will bring positive change in your life and in the lives of those around you.</p> <p>You will learn:</p> <p>The True Definition of Leader. “Leadership is influence.<br> That’s it. Nothing more; nothing less.”</p> <p>The Traits of Leadership. “Leadership is not an exclusive club for those who were ‘born with it.’ The traits that are the raw materials of leadership can be acquired. Link them up with desire, and nothing can keep you from becoming a leader.”</p> <p>The Difference Between Management and Leadership. “Making sure the work is done by others is the accomplishment of a manager. Inspiring others to do better work is the accomplishment of a leader.”</p> <p>God has called every believer to influence others, to be salt and light. <i>Developing the Leader Within You</i> will equip you to improve your leadership and inspire others.</p>
Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9780785281122
Pages: 224
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Title: The 21 Most Powerful Minutes in a Leader's Day: Revitalize Your Spirit and Empower Your Leadership

While a few people appear to be born leaders, the ability to lead is actually a collection of skills, nearly all of which can be learned and sharpened. Based on his New York Times bestseller The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, author John C. Maxwell presents a daily plan to help you grow as a leader in your personal, professional, and spiritual life.
Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9780785289272
Pages: 384
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Title: The 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player: Becoming the Kind of Person Every Team Wants

<p>Leadership expert John C. Maxwell follows his best-selling <i>The Indisputable Laws of Teamwork</i> with this powerfully succinct companion book, <i>The 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player.</i> He presents a clear analysis of the personal characteristics necessary for becoming an effective team player. Maxwell’s detailed descriptions and many examples are easy to understand and applicable whether at home, on the job, at church, or on the ball field.</p> <p>Inside <i>The 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player,</i> Maxwell outlines the successes of team players who have been:</p> <ul> <li>Intentional- making every action count toward a long-term goal</li> <li>Relational- focused on others</li> <li>Selfless- willing to take a subordinate role for the sake of the team</li> <li>Tenacious- hardworking and optimistic in the face of setbacks</li> </ul> <p>Maxwell shows how these qualities, and many others, impact the team and its success. <i>The 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player</i> is not feel-good platitudes and abstract thinking, but concrete actions designed to improve the value of every team player.</p>
Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9780785288817
Pages: 476
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Title: Failing Forward

Chock full of action suggestions and real-life stories, "Failing Forward" is a strategic guide that will help men and women move beyond mistakes to fulfill their potential and achieve success.
Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9780785288572
Pages: 209
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Title: Developing the Leaders Around You: How to Help Others Reach Their Full Potential

<p>Why do some people achieve great personal success, yet never succeed in building a business or making an impact in their organization? John C. Maxwell knows the answer. “The greatest leadership principle that I have ever learned in over twenty-five years of leadership,” says Maxwell, “is that those closest to the leader will determine the success level of that leader.” It’s not enough for a leader to have vision, energy, drive, and conviction. If you want to see your dream come to fruition, you must learn how to develop the leaders around you. Whether you’re the leader of a non-profit organization,<br> small business, or Fortune 500 company, Developing the Leaders Around You can help you to take others to the limits of their potential and your organization to a whole new level.</p> <p>www.DevelopingTheLeadersAroundYou.com</p>
Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9780785281115
Pages: 224
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Title: The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader: Becoming the Person Others Will Want to Follow

<p>“The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader gets straight to the heart of leadership issues. Maxwell once again touches on the process of developing the art of leadership by giving the reader practical tools and insights into developing the qualities found in great leaders.” - Kenneth Blanchard, Coauthor of <i>The One Minute Manager®</i></p> <p>“Dr. John Maxwell is the authority on leadership today. His innovative yet timeless principles on how to effectively lead others have personally impacted my life and my business. This is a must-read for any organization that wants to succeed in the new millennium.” -Peter Lowe, President of Peter Lowe International and Peter Lowe’s SUCCESS Seminars</p> <p>“My dear friend John Maxwell has proven his ability to lead leaders.<br> I anticipate learning even more from his new book.” -Max Lucado, Author of <i>Just Like Jesus</i></p>
Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9780785289043
Pages: 176
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Title: The Maxwell Daily Reader

Author(s): Maxwell, John C.
ISBN 13: 9781400203390
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Title: Developing the Leader Within You Workbook

<p>In the <i>Developing the Leader Within You Workbook</i>, John Maxwell examines the differences between leadership styles, outlines specific ways each reader can apply principles for inspiring, motivating, and influencing others. These principles can be used in any organization to foster integrity and self-discipline and bring a positive change.</p> <p><i>Developing the Leader Within You Workbook</i> also allows readers to discover how to be effective in the highest calling of leadership by understanding the five characteristics that set "leader managers" apart from "run-of-the-mill managers."</p> <p>In this companion to the bestseller, John Maxwell shows readers how to develop the vision, value, influence, and motivation required of successful leaders.</p>
Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9780785267256
Pages: 288
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Title: The 360 Degree Leader: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization

Don’t wait for that promotion! Start leading NOW…right where you are!

What’s the number one question leadership expert John C.
Maxwell is asked while conducting his leadership conferences? “How can I implement what you teach when I’m not the top leader?”. Is it possible to lead well when you’re not the top dog? How about if the person you work for is a bad leader? The answer is a resounding yes!

Welcome to The 360° Leader. People who desire to lead from the middle of organizations face unique challenges. And they are often held back by myths that prevent them from developing their influence. Dr. Maxwell,
one of the globe’s most trusted leadership mentors, debunks the myths, shows you how to overcome the challenges, and teaches you the skills you need to become a 360° leader.

If you have found yourself trying to lead from the middle of the organization, as the vast majority of professionals do, then you need Maxwell’s insights. You have a unique opportunity to exercise influence in all directions—up
(to the boss), across (among your peers), and down (to those you lead). The good news is that your influence is greater than you know.

Practice the disciplines of 360° leadership and the opportunities will be endless . . . for your organization, for your career, and for your life.

Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9781400203598
Pages: 368
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Title: Make Today Count: The Secret of Your Success is Determined by Your Daily Agenda

Drawing from the text of the Business Week bestseller Today Matters, this condensed, revised edition boils down John C. Maxwell's 12 daily practices to their very essence, giving maximum impact in minimal time. Presented in a quick-read format, this version is designed to be read cover to cover in one sitting or taken in as brief lessons in a few spare minutes each day. It covers such topics as:
— Priorities
— Health
— Family
— Finances
— Values
— Growth Readers will learn how to make decisions on important matters and apply those decisions daily to put them on a path to more successful, productive, and fulfilling lives.
Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9781599950815
Pages: 160
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Title: Becoming a Person of Influence: How to Positively Impact the Lives of Others

America's leadership expert teaches that if your life in any way connects with other people, you are an influencer. Whatever your vocation or aspiration is, you can increase your impact with Maxwell's simple, insightful ways to interact more positively with others. Watch your personal and organizational success go off the charts!

Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9780785288398
Pages: 224
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Title: There's No Such Thing as Business Ethics: There's Only One Rule for Making Decisions

<p>There's no such thing as business ethics. How can that be? Because a single standard applies to both your business and personal life-and it's one we all know and trust: the Golden Rule. Now bestselling author John C. Maxwell shows you how this revered ideal works everywhere, and how, especially in business, it brings amazing dividends. There's No Such Thing As "Business" Ethics offers:<br> • Stories from history, business, government, and sports that illustrate how talented leaders invoked this timeless principle<br> • Examples of difficult business decisions-layoffs, evaluations, billing clients, expansion-and how the Golden Rule applies to each<br> • The five most common reasons people compromise their ethics-and how you can prevail over such moral obstacles<br> • How applying the Golden Rule to business builds morale, increases productivity, encourages teamwork, lowers employee turnover, and keeps clients coming back. John C. Maxwell not only reveals the many ways the Golden Rule creates the perfect environment for business success, but does it with great wisdom, warmth, and humor. Backed by flawless research and the ideas of history's best thinkers, this engaging book brilliantly demonstrates how doing the right thing fosters a winning situation for all, with positive results for employees, clients, investors, and even your own state of mind. Business runs much more smoothly, profits increase, and you know that you've set the groundwork for years of future prosperity...and it's all thanks to the tried-and-true Golden Rule.</p>
Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9780446532297
Pages: 160
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Title: Sometimes You Win--Sometimes You Learn

Now available in trade paperback, #1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell teaches readers how to turn every loss into a learning experience.
Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9781599953700
Pages: 256
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Title: Ethics 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know

Bestselling author John C. Maxwell shows you how the Golden Rule works everywhere, and how, especially in business, it brings amazing dividends.
Author(s): John C. Maxwell
ISBN 13: 9780446578097
Pages: 128
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