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

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Harper Collins, Mar 30, 2008 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
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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.



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User Review  - Martin Van Der Merwe - Goodreads

This book has great advice for those who desire to apply leadership excellence to their leadership style Read full review

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

User Review  - Greg Hibbins - Goodreads

This is one of the most valuable books I have ever read. I make a point of reading it every six months. It is pure GOLD and is a 'must read' for any leader. Read full review


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, the #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold 25 million books, is called America’s #1 leadership authority. In 2014, Maxwell received the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network, and was named the world’s most influential leadership expert by Inc. and Business Insider. His organizations—The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, and EQUIP—have trained more than 5 million leaders in 188 countries. For more information visit JohnMaxwell.com.


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