December 2011

On behalf of the entire John Maxwell team, we hope you had a Merry Christmas and are looking forward to a wonderful New Year! Merry Christmas!

Before the days of GPS devices, my glove compartment was stuffed with area maps, and I consulted them to navigate the roadways. When planning vacations, I pored over printed maps to plot my route from one point of interest to the next. I recall being assigned the role of navigator...

“No man can live happily who regards himself alone; who turns everything to his own advantage. You must live for others if you wish to live for yourself.” ~ Seneca In Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, The Ghost of Christmas Past transports the cantankerous old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, back in time...

Last week I got a big surprise at the Christmas lunch given for the John Maxwell Company. John Hull, the CEO of EQUIP, and Mark Cole, the CEO of the John Maxwell Company, asked me to tell the story of what got me started on a lifetime of personal growth....

As winter arrives here in the US, I find that it's the perfect time of year to stay indoors and read a good book. And since I'm always reading books to continue to grow personally, this seemed like the perfect time of year to share with you WHAT I'm reading....

Guy Laliberte’s parents (a PR executive and a nurse) hadn’t envisioned their son making a living by playing his accordion for tips from passersby. Hence, they weren’t exactly delighted when Guy informed them of his decision to bypass college in favor of becoming an artist. As much...

The following moral/ethical dilemma supposedly was included on an actual job application: You are driving down the road at night during a torrential downpour, when you pass by a bus stop. Three people are waiting for the bus: 1) An elderly lady who looks as if she needs medical attention. 2)...

How important is Vision in leadership? I believe that there's no such thing as a leader who doesn't have a vision. What do you think? Today's post features a Minute with Maxwell on VISION. Click to view the video: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uddl48D4frc[/youtube] ...