John C. Maxwell

in Garden City, Michigan, The United States
February 20, 1947



John C. Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold over 16 million books. His organizations have trained more than 2 million leaders worldwide. Dr. Maxwell is the founder of EQUIP and INJOY Stewardship Services. Every year he speaks to Fortune 500 companies, international government leaders, and audiences as diverse as the United States Military Academy at West Point, the National Football League, and ambassadors at the United Nations. A New York Times , Wall Street Journal , and Business Week best-selling author, Maxwell was named the World's Top Leadership Guru by He was also one of only 25 authors and artists named to's 10th Anniversary Hall of Fame. Three ...more

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Seven Decades of Lessons (and A Gift)

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This Saturday, I will turn 74 years old.

Like most birthdays when you get older, I’ll celebrate insome way with my family and friends, but for the most part I’ll treat it likemost other days: focused on the mission of transformation. But that doesn’tmean I won’t reflect on my life and what I’ve been blessed to accomplish overits course. I’ll spend a lot of ti

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“Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.”
John Maxwell

“Seven Steps to Success
1) Make a commitment to grow daily.
2) Value the process more than events.
3) Don't wait for inspiration.
4) Be willing to sacrifice pleasure for opportunity.
5) Dream big.
6) Plan your priorities.
7) Give up to go up.”
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