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“People dont care what you know until they know what you care”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“You can't move people to action unless you first move them with emotion.... The heart comes before the head.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“Many people view leadership the same way they view success, hoping to go as far as they can, to climb the ladder, to achieve the highest position possible for their talent. But contrary to conventional thinking, I believe the bottom line in leadership isn't how far we advance ourselves but how far we advance others. That is achieved by serving others and adding value to their lives.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“First, when we are busy, we naturally believe that we are achieving. But busyness does not equal productivity. Activity is not necessarily accomplishment. Second, prioritizing requires leaders to continually think ahead, to know what's important, to know what's next, to see how everything relates to the overall vision. That's hard work. Third, prioritizing causes us to do things that are at the least uncomfortable and sometimes downright painful.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“Leaders Who Attract Followers . . . Need to Be Needed
Leaders Who Develop Leaders . . . Want to Be Succeeded”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“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
“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
“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
“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
“If you can't influence people, then they will not follow you. And if people won't follow, you are not a leader. That's the Law of Influence.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“Improvement is impossible without change.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“If you want to be a leader, the good news is that you can do it. Everyone has the potential, but it isn't accomplished overnight. It requires perseverance.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“Leaders see everything with a leadership bias. Their focus is on mobilizing people and leveraging resources to achieve their goals rather than on using their own individual efforts. Leaders who want to succeed maximize every asset and resource they have for the benefit of their organization. For that reason, they are continually aware of what they have at their disposal.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“You cannot kindle afire in any other heart until it is burning within your
-ELEANOR DOAN”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“anyone can steer the ship, but it takes a leader to chart the course. Leaders who are good navigators are capable of taking their people just about anywhere.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“Leadership is responsible.
Losing is unacceptable.
Passion is unquenchable.
Creativity is essential.
Quitting is unthinkable.
Commitment is unquestionable.
Victory is inevitable.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“As a leader, you don’t earn any points for failing in a noble cause. You don’t get credit for being “right” as you bring the organization to a halt. Your success is measured by your ability to actually take the people where they need to go. But you can do that only if the people first buy into you as a leader.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“Being in power is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't." If”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“The higher you want to climb, the more you need leadership. The greater the impact you want to make, the greater your influence needs to be.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“To lead any way other than by example, we send a fuzzy picture of leadership to others. If we work on improving ourselves first and make that our primary mission, then others are more likely to follow.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“The bottom line in leadership isn't how far we advance ourselves but how far we advance others.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“True leadership cannot be awarded, appointed, or assigned. It comes only from influence, and that cannot be mandated. It must be earned. The only thing a title can buy is a little time—either to increase your level of influence with others or to undermine it.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“Every message that people receive is filtered through the messenger who delivers it.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“leadership is really more art than science.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“What do the people closest to you value? Make a list of the most important people in your life-from home, work, church, hobbies, and so on. After making the list, write what each person values most. Then rate yourself on a scale of 1 (poorly) to 10 (excellently) on how well you relate to that person's values. If you can't articulate what someone values or you score lower than an 8 in relating to that person, spend more time with him or her to improve.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“When talented teams don’t win, examine the leadership.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“Predetermine a course of action.
Lay out your goals.
Adjust your priorities.
Notify key personnel.
Allow time for acceptance.
Head into action.
Expect problems.
Always point to the successes.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“It's not the position that makes the leader; it's the leader that makes the position. ”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
“Eleanor Roosevelt commented, "Life is like a parachute jump; you've got to get it right the first time.”
John C. Maxwell, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You

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