Tag Archives: John Maxwell

On Enough

Enough is defined as, “as much or as many of something as required.” It is a word used when something is exhausted or finished, time for example. John Maxwell asks the question, “How do I know that I have given … Continue reading

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On the Joy of Yes

“Everything in the world began with a yes. One molecule said yes to another molecule and life was born,” wrote Clarice Lispector. Yes opens the door to possibilities. It creates a mindset of adventure and challenge, an invitation to explore … Continue reading

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On the Value of Poise

John Wooden defined poise as, “Just being yourself. Being at ease in any situation. Never fighting yourself.” John Maxwell relates a story about him at one of his ten NCAA Championships in basketball. “There were thirty seconds before the game … Continue reading

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Grit Wins!

“Grit many times wins over the best…. Grit wins, almost always, over giftedness. Grit takes you where others don’t go…. It’s that grit that’ll get you to the finish line.” said John Maxwell. It is a magical sauce that takes … Continue reading

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The Joy of Being Limitless

Gordon Hinckley reminds great leaders, “Limitless is your potential. Magnificent is your future.” We are filled with possibilities undreamed. They are bound only by our self-limitations, limits learned from the words of others, personal experiences viewed as setbacks or a … Continue reading

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On the Law of Navigation

In his book, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, John Maxwell writes of the Law of Navigation. The law states that “Anyone can steer a ship but it takes a leader to chart the course, carefully, seeing where they want … Continue reading

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On Living Each Day

Timing is important, but the only time you have now is the only thing you can act on…. Today matters. We over-exaggerate yesterday, we overestimate tomorrow, but we underestimate today. It’s the only time you got.” said John Maxwell. Life … Continue reading

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On Thinking… Going from Good to Great

Great thinking is one of the magical elixirs that contribute to the magnificent successes and achievements in the lives of great leaders. It opens their minds to new possibilities and opportunities, frees them from the self-imposed limits of their current … Continue reading

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On the Wonders of Opportunity

In a recent blog post, John Maxwell speaks to great leaders about discovering the opportunities life offers. He quotes Albert Einstein, “In the middle of the difficulty lies opportunity.” Maxwell focuses on Einstein’s placement of where opportunity is found. It … Continue reading

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The Heart of Great Leadership Is Love

Robert Clancy writes, “Great leaders may be found at the top of a mountain looking back upon their challenges, but the greatest leaders are often found at the foot of that mountain still helping others reach the summit.” Leading with … Continue reading

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