Tag Archive: john maxwell

John Maxwell’s Hatchet Committee

Frazzled ineffective leaders can’t say “no.” Leaders who can’t commit to priorities end up over-committed to trivialities. Over-committed leaders fall short of their potential. Bag it before you snag it: The power of “no”… Continue reading

The Secret to Leadership Finding You

You aren’t a leader if you don’t have followers. “He who thinks he leads, but has no followers, is only taking a walk.” John Maxwell, “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership“ A young… Continue reading

Simple Isn’t Simple

Any fool can create complex. Complexity leads to confusion. Confusion leads to uncertainty. Uncertainty produces cowardice. Cowards never take meaningful action. Simplicity: Longfellow said, “… in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.”… Continue reading

Stop Barking up the Wrong Tree

Leaders who work to extend their influence are barking up the wrong tree. John Maxwell said, “Leadership is influence.” But, gaining influence isn’t about working to get it; it’s about connecting. Stop worrying… Continue reading

How John Maxwell Navigates Leadership

I sent a note to John Maxwell. This is part 2 of his reply. What do you do to navigate the changes your leadership journey brings to you?  First, I think everyone navigates according… Continue reading

How Leading Changed John Maxwell

I sent a note to John Maxwell. This is part of his reply. How has leading changed you? That’s almost like asking how breathing has changed me. Leadership has impacted every aspect of… Continue reading