A word about VISION
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: I love doing A Minute with Maxwell. It’s my opportunity to coach and empower you a…Read More
Answering some questions on the 5 Levels
What level are you on as a leader at work? At home? With a new employee? I hope you’ve had the chance to assess yourself on the 5 Levels of Leadership, either through the book or the free iPhone app. (Search 5 Levels and John Maxwell to find it in the App Store.) And if…Read More
What does it mean to be a COACH?
Today I thought I’d share with you one lesson from my free daily videos, Minute with Maxwell. This particular video generated the most discussion, which doesn’t surprise me, since it was focused on the word COACH. (If you can’t view the above video, try clicking here or here.) Do you find yourself in a situation where…Read More
Me and Michael, Jr.
At the Gateway Men’s Conference last week, I sat down for an interview with the comedian Michael, Jr. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did…Read More
One Word — One Minute
I’m a communicator, so words are very important to me. They can teach, inform, rebuke, compel, and encourage. In short, words can change people’s lives. Aldous Huxley said, “Words form the thread on which we string our experiences.” I believe that with all my heart. Effective communication plays a critical role in every person’s life…Read More
I just wanted to talk about baloney…
If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook, or pay attention to Upcoming Events listed here on this blog, you might have noticed that I preached this past weekend. I’m a teaching pastor at Christ Fellowship Church in West Palm Beach, Florida, which means that I get to preach a few times a year. Although…Read More
For my friend, John Wooden
“Make each day your masterpiece.” -John Wooden On June 4, 2010, the world lost a legend and I lost a friend. Basketball coach John Wooden passed away at 99 years of age. John Wooden’s stories and quotes show up in a number of my books, for good reason. He was an amazing man. He coached basketball…Read More
Be the One… from the Chick-fil-A Leadercast
A week ago today I had the honor of speaking at the Chick-fil-A Leadercast, and let me tell you: it was phenomenal. The participation of Chick-fil-A Restaurants added so much value to what was already a great conference. If you follow me on Twitter, you might have seen what I posted on that day. But…Read More
Something fun for your weekend
Only one week from today is a fantastic conference/simulcast: The Chick-fil-A Leadercast. I’m so pleased to be a part of a fantastic lineup of speakers, including Jim Collins (Good to Great), Tony Dungy (retired NFL Super Bowl-winning coach), Mark Sanborn (The Fred Factor), and Chip Heath (Made to Stick). And while the conference will be…Read More
First the gun, and now this: My song and dance debut.
As you might know, I’ve been traveling these last two weeks. Most of the time, I had the privilege of touring Israel with a group from my church, Christ Fellowship. From teaching about the Sermon on the Mount while actually ON the Mount to visiting the Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, everything in our experience was…Read More