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Giving People a Reputation to Uphold

When motivational speakers make the impassioned declaration: “You can change the world!” a typical response may be to write them off as naïve windbags.We would agree that such exhortation rings hollow. Nevertheless, we do think leaders have the ability to inspire others to amazing, even history-shaping, feats. Perhaps no one did so better than Winston…

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3 Things Level 5 Leaders Do

“Reaching our potential sets an environment for others to reach theirs.”1 As leaders climb the ladder of the 5 Levels of Leadership, they pave the way for others to reach their potential. The process of building a new level upon the previous one showcases the steps by which others can follow. As high-level leaders reach…

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If you dream it, we can help you achieve it.

Do you have a dream? We asked our community this question last December  giving one leader the chance to have their dream fulfilled by The John Maxwell Company. We were thrilled with an overwhelming response of 85 dreams – each unique and inspiring. After much deliberation, we were honored to fulfill the dream of Dr.…

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Qualities of Defining Moments

When did you first realize that you were a leader? For me it happened as a fifth grade student in Mr. Horton’s classroom. We were studying the legal system, and we planned to assemble a mock courtroom with attorneys, a jury, and a judge. When it came time to elect the judge, Mr. Horton passed…

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The Laws of Growth

At what age did you stop growing taller?  The average age when the human body reaches its full height varies, but it’s generally between the ages of 15 and 21.  I often wonder at what age most leaders quit growing. Unfortunately, judging from my observations, most people stop by the end of their 20s.  Rarely…

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EFFECTIVE WAYS OF GROWING PEOPLE IN ORGANIZATIONS

“One of the most significant contributions to business failure is the inability to get things done through people.”~ David Krajenowski Leaders accomplish their visions through personal growth and personnel growth. Focusing on individual development is fine, but doing something truly significant also involves empowering others to grow to their potential. One is too small of…

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Defining Moments

When did you first realize that you were a leader? For me it happened as a fifth grade student in Mr. Horton’s classroom. We were studying the legal system, and we planned to assemble a mock courtroom with attorneys, a jury, and a judge. When it came time to elect the judge, Mr. Horton passed…

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Discipline: The Path to Potential

He may have been the most naturally gifted baseball player of all time. He was clocked rounding the bases in an incredible 13 seconds. Yet, his speed was nothing compared to the power of his hitting. It’s been said there were home run hitters, and then there was this man – in a league of…

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