Leadership 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know (101 Series)
Unleash your leadership potential.
No matter who you are, you can lead—and lead well.
That is the message New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell gives in this power-packed guidebook: Leadership 101. Here the consummate leader offers a succinct and inspiring framework for enhancing the leadership abilities you already possess. Learn how to:
Follow your vision and b ...more
A-When asked if great leaders are born, John Maxwell answers, “Why of course! I have never known a leader who wasn’t born first.”
Q-Which co-worker would you recommend this book to?
A-I would recommend this book to anybody who is in a leadership role-Department Heads, Leadership Team Members, etc.
Q-Rate this book on a scale of 1-10, 10 being the highest rating.
A-8-John Maxwell is one of my all-time favorite authors ...more
Here are some of my favorite quotes:
Trust as ...more
Maxwell discusses what Leadership is, and how to influence and become a leader. He focuses on Development, Traits and Impact of a leader, including leaving a legacy. Don't be fooled by the short length.
Leadership is influence, and we all influence people throughout our day. Hence, we can all be leaders. Having more people in reach of your influence is a function of your development as a leader.
Bill Hybels' book on leadership (he often partners with Maxwell) was influential in my life. Hybel ...more
Not a bad read. If you have already read the 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and the 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader then there is a lot of redundant reading here. It's a great book for someone starting out with John Maxwell's leadership books
Maxwell doesn't do a good job in citing certain stats (for example his version of the Pareto Principle) and makes quantifiable measurements on subjective data which detracts from his credibility and what otherwise is a reasonable (though subjective) observation.
It's very easy to retell the McDonald's and Coca-cola stories.