Mar 03, Neil Coulter rated it liked it Shelves: This chapter focused heavily on the business side of leadership. The list will be unwielding before it is finished. Again, not earth-shattering news here. The result is a revealing study of leadership delivered as only a communicator like Maxwell can.
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Using numerous examples drawn from a variety of people from Mother Teresa to the founders of McDonalds, Maxwell show how people have either used the laws successfully or ignored the laws and failed.
I recall feeling proud as I accepted some things I had formerly been against because I saw how they would help the cause. They understand that all leadership is voluntary. Maxwell nailed it that some leaders have a weak self-concept to empower those around her irrefugable lead.
I am already ready! A leader attracts those who are like homself.
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You
I was gently reminded to regard his point of view as a generational difference, but I'm still irerfutable enough to see it as totally sexist and paternalistic. This requires total I've read numerous criticisms of this book, which stem from a claimed religious orientation of his lessons.
The law of magnetism is another one of the "well d''oh" laws. Some people will read this book and feel like every single chapter is revealing unknown truths that prod a change in how they approach leadership. I believe I have had success with little organizational leadership. I am addressing it. Aug 04, Robert Owens rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Managers typically focus on maintaining the system, but leaders are able to create change.
The heart comes before the head. The Law of Empowerment: This book was fine.
The problem with that is there is always a naysayer who will be critical of a plan. This is the difference between the two. Books on leaderships are plentiful, often with competing visions because leadership is more of an art than a science.
In some ways, I am institutionally confined. Only secure leaders give lsadership to others XIII. Make a list of what you wish you people did better and grade yourself on those skills.
He has combined insights learned from his thirty-plus years of leadership successes and mistakes with observations from the worlds of business, politics, sports, religion, and military conflict.
Often, it isn't what you say but how you make others feel that matters.
Return to Book Page. Lack of growth is not an indication of stagnation or failure.
Book Summary – The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell (Part 1)
He is very blunt and presents the material in a very "common-sense" way. Reading the reviews, it's easy to see that those who didn't enjoy it lack the ability to comprehend the enormity of the information they were given. The law of process also comes into play as we set out to lead others.
He was also one of only 25 authors and artists named to Amazon. There was a good description of Winston Churchill here.
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You by John C. Maxwell
The only parts of the book that make me feel uncomfortable are when Maxwell writes about leading a church as though it's the same as leading a business. This all sounds reasonable to me. Maxwell also makes use of many personal anecdotes and examples that make the material very easy to grasp for readers.
Maxwell also discussed the Civil War and how Gettysburg was lost because of confederate missed timing and how the war progressed another two years because after Gettysburg Meade didn't follow the lzws troops to od them out.
People do what people see.