Smart leaders learn from their own mistakes. Smarter ones learn from others' mistakes-and successes.??
John C. Maxwell wants to help you become the smartest leader you can be by sharing Leadership Gold with you. After nearly forty years of leading, Maxwell has mined the gold so you don't have to. Each gold nugget is contained in one of twenty- six chapters designed to be a six-month mentorship from the international leadership expert. Each chapter contains detailed application exercises and a "Mentoring Moment" for leaders who desire to mentor others using the book.?
Gaining leadership insight is a lot like mining for gold. You don't set out to look for the dirt. You look for the nuggets. You'll find them here.
It it's lonely at the top, you're not doing something right -- The toughest person to lead is always yourself -- Defining moments define your leadership -- When you get kicked in the rear, you know you're out in front -- Never work a day in your life -- The best leaders are listeners -- Get in the zone and stay there -- A leader's first responsibility is to define reality -- To see how the leader is doing, look at the people -- Don't send your ducks to eagle school -- Keep your mind on the main thing -- Your biggest mistake is not asking what mistake you're making -- Don't manage your time -- manage your life -- Keep learning to keep leading -- Leaders distinguish themselves during tough times -- People quit people, not companies -- Experience is not the best teacher -- The secret to a good meeting is the meeting before the meeting -- Be a connector, not just a climber -- The choices you make, make you -- Influence should be loaned but never given -- For everything you gain, you give up something -- Those who start the journey with you seldom finish with you -- Few leaders are successful unless a lot of people want them to be -- You only get answers to the questions you ask -- People will summarize your life in one sentence -- pick it now -- Conclusion -- Notes.
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st April 2008