Leadership Gold: Lessons I've Learned from a Lifetime of Leading

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Apr 1, 2008 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
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Smart leaders learn from their own mistakes. Smarter ones learn from othersí mistakesóand 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 donít 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 ďMentoring MomentĒ for leaders who desire to mentor others using the book.

Gaining leadership insight is a lot like mining for gold. You donít set out to look for the dirt. You look for the nuggets. Youíll find them here.

  

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Contents

Acknowledgments
Searching for Gold
If Its Lonely at the Top Youre 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 Youre out in Front
Never Work a Day in Your Life
The Best Leaders Are Listeners
Keep Your Mind on the Main Thing
Your Biggest Mistake Is Not Asking What Mistake Youre Making
Dont Manage Your TimeManage 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

Get in the Zone and Stay There
A Leaders First Responsibility Is to Define Reality
To See How the Leader Is Doing Look at the People
Dont Send Your Ducks to Eagle School
Be a Connector Not Just a Climber
The Choices You Make Make
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John C. Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold over 13 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 organizations as diverse as the United States Military Academy at West Point and the National Football League. A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Week bestselling author, Maxwell was named the World's Top Leadership Guru by Leadershipgurus.net. He was also one of only 25 authors and artists named to Amazon.com's 10th Anniversary Hall of Fame. Three of his books, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, Developing the Leader Within You, and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader have each sold over a million copies.

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