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  1. Be a People Person
    Be a People Person
    John C. Maxwell
    David C. Cook / 2007 / Hardcover
    $12.99 Retail: $17.99 Save 28% ($5.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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  1. Primula Pete
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Book has wit, wisdom and interest.
    December 19, 2013
    Primula Pete
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Excellent especially for someone in a managerial positions. The examples chosen are witty and so helpful in understanding ourselves and others. This is a very interesting book and so helpful. Much wisdom.
  2. Woofiejo
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    3 Stars Out Of 5
    Being A People Person
    September 29, 2013
    Woofiejo
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 4
    John Maxwell is one of the leading authorities on how to be an effective leader. This book contains a wealth of great examples and anecdotes to help illustrate his principles, but I found most of the principles to be based on common sense (but nevertheless very good reminders).

    • Treat others as you would want to be treated: encourage them, appreciate them, forgive them, listen to them, understand them.

    • In life you're either going to see people as your adversaries or your assets and that is how you will relate to them.

    • Be more concerned about making others feel good about themselves than you are making them feel good about you_don't try to sell other people on your, try to sell them on themselves.

    • The charismatic person will risk getting out of his comfort zone in order to make others feel comfortable.

    • Roadblocks to charisma are: pride, insecurity, moodiness, perfectionism, oversensitivity, negativism.

    • Those who are powerful in leadership understand that one of the key tasks of management is to find ways to grow people.

    • We motivate best from the other person's perspective.

    • Leadership is not a position that one is given. It is a position that one earns by proving faithful.

    • When a leader stumbles, others fall.

    •Etc.

    A great review of all the things that are needed to be a great leader - especially the chapters on being an encourager, loving difficult people and how to be a person who can handle criticism.

    I received a complimentary e-copy of this book from David C Cook in exchange for a fair and unbiased review.
  3. Toks
    homewood, il
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    January 21, 2010
    Toks
    homewood, il
    Gender: female
    every leader / manager of people should keep a copy of this book handy. it's an excellent reference material and shows how you can enhance your people skills and further develop the leader within you. a must-have. i loved it.
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