Leadership Gold: Lessons I've Learned from a Lifetime of Leading  -     By: John C. Maxwell
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Leadership Gold: Lessons I've Learned from a Lifetime of Leading

Thomas Nelson / 2008 / Hardcover

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Here's a golden opportunity to be mentored by a master leader! Forty years in the making, Maxwell's magnum opus includes 26 brand-new lessons, along with stories of his own successes and failures. End-of-chapter application exercises and "Mentoring Moments" empower you to hone your leadership skills as you carefully and creatively develop your team.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0785214119
ISBN-13: 9780785214113
Availability: In Stock

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Smart leaders learn from their own mistakes. Smarter ones learn from others’ mistakes—and successes.  

John C. Maxwell wants to help you become the smartest leader you can be by sharing Leadership Gold with you. After nearly forty years of leading, Maxwell has mined the gold so you don’t have to. Each gold nugget is contained in one of twenty- six chapters designed to be a six-month mentorship from the international leadership expert. Each chapter contains detailed application exercises and a “Mentoring Moment” for leaders who desire to mentor others using the book. 

Gaining leadership insight is a lot like mining for gold. You don’t set out to look for the dirt. You look for the nuggets. You’ll find them here.

 

Author Bio

John C. Maxwell is an internationally renowned leadership expert, coach, and author with more than 22 million books sold. Dr. Maxwell founded the John Maxwell Company, the John Maxwell Team, and EQUIP, organizations that have trained more than 5 million leaders in 185 countries. Read his blog at JohnMaxwell.com. He lives in Atlanta.

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Maxwell (the bestselling The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership) shares 26 nuggets of wisdom based on his nearly 40 years of leadership. A practical guide, complete with exercises and “mentoring moments,” this collection offers a blend of advice, professional wisdom and personal recollection. Each chapter provides insight into a specific aspect of effective management. Some, such as “The Best Leaders Are Listeners” and “Keep Learning to Keep Leading,” are hardly groundbreaking, but others such as “Don't Send Your Ducks to Eagle School” (a phrase borrowed from Jim Rohn) and “For Everything You Gain, You Give Up Something” provide perspective into less-explored facets of successful leadership. Maxwell also covers some of the more challenging aspects of his topic: defining personal success, guarding against unrealistic thinking and determining why people quit. Throughout, Maxwell includes call-out quotes from well-known leaders such as Jack Welch and Frances Hesselbein as well as from surprising voices like J.K. Rowling and Joyce Brothers. A solid addition to a crowded field, this book will be of value to seasoned leaders as well as those just starting out. (Apr.) Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.

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