The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership Workbook
What would happen if a top expert with more than thirty years of leadership experience were willing to distill everything he had learned about leadership into a handful of life-changing principles just for you? It would change your life.
John C. Maxwell has done exactly that in The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. He has combined insights learned from his thirty-plus year...more
1. The Law of the Lid: Leadership Ability Determines a Person’s Level of Effectiveness.
2. The Law of Influence: The True Measure of Leadership Is Influence—Nothing More, Nothing Less.
3. The Law of Process: Leadership Develops Daily, Not in a Day.
4. The Law of Navigation: Anyone Can Steer the Ship, but It Takes a Leader the Chart the Course.
5. The Law of Addition: Leaders Add Value by Serving Others.
6. The Law of Solid Ground: Trust Is the Foundation ...more
I. The Law Of the Lid:
II. The Law of Influence:
III. The Law of Process:
IV. The Law of Navigation:
V. The Law of Addition:
VI. The Law of Solid Ground:
VII. The Law of Respect:
VIII. The Law of Intuition:
IX. The Law of Magnetism:
X. The Law of Connection: Leaders touch a heart before they ask for a hand.
XI. The Law of the Inner Circle: A leader’s potential is determined by those closest to him
XII. The Law o ...more
I DID love his descriptions of Harriet Tubman as a female leader, and even Mother Teresa. Shortly after these examples though, he lost me. I had to quit reading when he talked (AT LENGTH) about how his wife leads in the home. She EXCELS at making sure his clothes match, and at decora ...more
Concise, Maxwell dictates the 21 laws a leader must follow to get others to follow the leader. Using numerous examples drawn from a variety of people from Mother Teresa to the founders of McDonalds, Maxwell show how people have either used the laws successfully ...more
He left out the part about the invention that freeze dried potatoes. In fact, any time anything might have ...more
Anyhow, I checked this out of our public library. ...more
Maxwell really focuses on what is important. Each chapter outlines one of the 21 laws. He discusses the importance of earning your employee's trust, havi ...more
"1) The laws can be learned
2) The laws can stand alone
3) The laws carry consequences with them
4) These laws are the foundation of leadership"
The author then goes on to present the 21 laws, in greater detail filled with examples from both his personal experience and experiences of other great leaders. The laws are summarized below:
"1- The law of the lid: leadership abi ...more
Maxwell uniquely contributes to the genre of leadership literature by importing much of the Christian worldview. Although there ...more
Maxwell is by far my favorite business forward authors ever! If I was approached with the question "Who would you love to spend a day with to further your business potential," it would definitely be him.
This book comes complete with self assessments. There are even online tests that accomp ...more
I think this book can be very helpful for anybody who not only wants to be a great leader in their organization or profession but it can be very productive to anybody who wants to im ...more
This is a book for go-getter business leaders, or someone who runs one of those American Mega-Churches, with stadium seating and movie screens. It's for people who like to be positive, even if it means shutti ...more
The chapters on a group's leader's leadership capabilities putting a "lid" on the group output, the importance of group momentum and how to develop/steer it, and on people following leaders then vision (not the other way around) were the best.
Thanks JM for your inspiring ability to show the rest of us how to lead.
*The Law of the Lid means that even if you have a good idea, you can only go so far without leadership.
*Leadership is influence. The goal should not be to have the title, but influence people.
*People naturally align themselves and follow leaders stronger than themselves.
*Who you get on your team is determined by who you are (90).
*"The number of enemy of empowerment is the desire for job security. A weak leaker ...more
Maxwell's book deserves some comment though because it is so silly and perhaps I could save you a little bit of time. There is absolutely nothing new here and in fact there may be no greater master of the blinding ...more
1. The Law of the lid.
Your leadership is like a lid or a ceiling on your organisation. Your church or business will not rise beyond the level your leadership allows. That’s why when a corporation or team needs to be fixed, they fire the leader.
2. The Law of Influence.
Leadership is simply about influencing people. Nothing more, nothing less. The true test of a leader is to ask him to ...more
I received a recommendation to read this book from a close friend and elder of my church. I didn't know what to expect, seeing that I don't see myself as much of a leader. Although I have recognized the importance of leadership throughout life, I hadn't realized how necessary and how important it is for all of us to develop the leader within to achieve not only our personal goals, but the mission for which Jesus was sent to the earth: to save that w ...more
This book is easy to read, and it's principles just as easy to understand. The examples for each are simple and relevant to the subject. ...more