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“You cannot kindle a fire in any other heart until it is burning within your own.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“Leadership is more disposition than position—influence others from wherever you are.”
John C. Maxwell, The 360 Degree Leader: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization
“Advice is what we ask for when we already knew the answer but wish we didn't.”
John C. Maxwell, The 360 Degree Leader: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization
“The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.”
John Maxwell
“Why worry about things you can't control when you can keep yourself busy controlling the things that depend on you?”
John C. Maxwell, Failing Forward: How to Make the Most of Your Mistakes
“People with humility don’t think less of themselves; they just think of themselves less.”
John C. Maxwell, Thinking for a Change: 11 Ways Highly Successful People Approach Life and Work
“A leader is great not because of his or her power, but because of his or her ability to empower others.”
John Maxwell, Developing the Leader Within You
“ Life is 10% of what happens to us and 90% of how we react to it ”
John Maxwell
“Great leaders always seem to embody two seemingly disparate qualities. They are both highly visionary and highly practical.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“To lead yourself, use your head; to lead others, use your heart.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“Nothing will make a better impression on your leader than your ability to manage yourself. If your leader must continually expend energy managing you, then you will be perceived as someone who drains time and energy. If you manage yourself well, however, your boss will see you as someone who maximizes opportunities and leverages personal strengths. That will make you someone your leader turns to when the heat is on.”
John C. Maxwell, The 360 Degree Leader: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization
“Successful people do the things that unsuccessful people are unwilling to do. —JOHN C. MAXWELL”
John C. Maxwell, The 360 Degree Leader: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization
“Thinking is hard work; that’s why so few do it.”
John C. Maxwell, How Successful People Think: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life
“The goal of confrontation should be to help, not to humiliate.”
John C. Maxwell, Be A People Person: Effective Leadership Through Effective Relationships
“Attitude is one of the most contagious qualities a human being possesses.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” -John C. Maxwell”
John C. Maxwell
“A winner knows how much he still has to learn, even when he is considered an expert by others. A loser wants to be considered an expert by others before he has learned enough to know how little he knows.”
John C. Maxwell, Failing Forward: How to Make the Most of Your Mistakes
“A Chinese proverb says, “Those who drink the water must remember those who dug the well.” Gratitude is one of the most attractive of all personal attributes;”
John C. Maxwell, The 360 Degree Leader: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization
“Your thinking, more than anything else, shapes the way you live. It’s really true that if you change your thinking, you can change your life.”
John C. Maxwell, Thinking for a Change: 11 Ways Highly Successful People Approach Life and Work
“If you are a leader, the true measure of your success is not getting people to work. It’s not getting people to work hard. It is getting people to work hard together. That takes commitment.”
John C. Maxwell, Good Leaders Ask Great Questions: Your Foundation for Successful Leadership
“Sow a thought reap an action,
sow an action reap a habit,
sow a habit reap a destiny.”
John Maxwell
“No, none of these things are the key. When it comes right down to it, I know of only one factor that separates those who consistently shine from those who don't: The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure. Nothing else has the same kind of impact on people's ability to achieve and to accomplish whatever their minds and hearts desire.”
John C. Maxwell, Failing Forward: How to Make the Most of Your Mistakes
“Until thought is linked with purpose there is no intelligent accomplishment.”
John C. Maxwell, Thinking for a Change: 11 Ways Highly Successful People Approach Life and Work
“Failure isn't so bad if it doesn't attack the heart. Success is all right if it doesn't go to the head.”
John C. Maxwell, Failing Forward: How to Make the Most of Your Mistakes
“Good leaders motivate others by their listening skills. We are to: avoid prejudicial first impressions; become less self-centered; withhold initial criticism; stay calm; listen with empathy; be active listeners; clarify what we hear; and recognize the healing power of listening. Then we are to act on what we hear”
John C. Maxwell, Maxwell Leadership Bible, Revised and Updated
“You don’t really understand people until you hear their life story. If you know their stories, you grasp their history, their hurts, their hopes and aspirations. You put yourself in their shoes. And just by virtue of listening and remembering what’s important to them, you communicate that you care and desire to add value.”
John C. Maxwell, Good Leaders Ask Great Questions: Your Foundation for Successful Leadership
“Your attitude, more than your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”
John C. Maxwell, Failing Forward: How to Make the Most of Your Mistakes
“People do not care how much you know until they know how much you care.”
John C. Maxwell, Developing the Leader Within You
“When people respect you as a person, they admire you. When they respect you as a friend, they love you. When they respect you as a leader, they follow you.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“You cannot change your life until you change something you do every day.”
John C. Maxwell, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential


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