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John C. Maxwell

John C. Maxwell is an internationally respected leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold more than 18 million books. Dr. Maxwell is the founder of EQUIP, a non-profit organization that has trained more than 5 million leaders in 126 countries worldwide. A New York Times, Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek best-selling author, Maxwell has written three books that have sold more than a million copies.


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John C. Maxwell: 4 Ways to Help Your Team Surge Forward

How to remove the barriers to momentum so your staff can experience breakthroughs

John C. Maxwell: It Only Takes 6 Steps to Change Your Life

Don’t get stuck in the same old average routine. Here’s how to start the domino effect of change.

John C. Maxwell: 5 Tips to Unlock Your Potential

Excelling boils down to your attitude and strategy. So dream big, work hard.

John C. Maxwell: How to Be an Empathetic Leader

Step into others’ shoes for fresh, enlightening perspectives—and to lead more effectively.

John C. Maxwell: Instead of Complaining, Remember These 10 Things

How you can be a can-do person with the right attitude

John C. Maxwell: Are You Stretching toward Your Goals or Just Coasting?

You should keep pushing—and pushing hard—to the finish line.

John C. Maxwell: 5 Reasons Why Dreams Don’t Take Flight

Recognize the things that trap our dreams—and overcome them.

John C. Maxwell: A 1-Week Leadership Listening Challenge

The goal: to develop the 5 strengths of a listening leader

John C. Maxwell: How to Create a Culture of Innovation

You can develop a work environment that nurtures creativity

John C. Maxwell: The New ABCs of Loving Your Job

Finding joy in your work is dependent on these 3 factors

John C. Maxwell: The Daily Routine of Successful Leaders

The right rituals and disciplines will help you achieve

John C. Maxwell: How to Retain Talented Employees

Your employees are your business, so use these four guiding principles to help you make the right moves to hold on to them.

John C. Maxwell: Create Opportunity

When opportunity knocks, will you answer the door ... and hold it open for others?

John C. Maxwell: A Guide for Making Tough Decisions

If you can't make them, you can't lead.

John C. Maxwell: How to Become an Idea Catalyst

Start crafting innovative ideas with these seven tips.

John C. Maxwell: Be a Time Machine

You can't make up for lost time, but you can use it more efficiently.

John C. Maxwell: 6 Strategies to Empower Your Team Members

Lift your people up and foster a culture of shared responsibility.

John C. Maxwell: Grace Under Fire

Stand tall in tomorrow's crisis by preparing today.

John C. Maxwell: Hire the Right People

Hiring decisions will make or break you, so choose wisely.

John C. Maxwell: The If Factor

From boll weevils to market collapses, your resolve can overcome any adversity.

John C. Maxwell: Improve Yourself

Daily growth is the passion of every great leader.

John C. Maxwell: Humble Pie

We need to learn to like it.

John C. Maxwell: Looking Upward

Use your vision to guide an effective team.

John C. Maxwell: Tough Talks

You’ve gotta have ’em. Here’s how.

John C. Maxwell: The Greatest Skill- Communication

Leaders must connect with the people they're leading.

John C. Maxwell: People Do What People See

What do your people see in you?

Taking the Leap

Is it time for your big, bold venture?

John C. Maxwell: CHANGE

Know when the time has come.

John Maxwell: Building Bridges or Burning Them?

The leadership expert offers his perspective on relationship bridges.

John Maxwell: How Can You Keep on Winning?

Learn to make it a habit.

What Your Office Says About You

Send the right message with your work environment.

John Maxwell: The 'Big 5' Challenges People Face

Don't let your attitude set you back.

John Maxwell: Have a Plan

With your goals in mind, chart a course for maximizing your personal and professional growth

John Maxwell: Learn to Play Nice

What are the qualities of a team player

John Maxwell: Erase Your Limits

Boost self-esteem and unleash your potential

John Maxwell: Gearing Up for Growth

Personal development is the only real pathway to lasting change

John Maxwell: Climb Out of That Rut

If you're treading water, these five steps will help you move forward

John Maxwell: The Limits of Technology

When not to rely on emails, voicemails and text messages

John Maxwell: Aim High for a Joyful Life

How happiness finds you when you're not searching for it.

John Maxwell: Being Well Is Doing Well

The leadership author reveals how a heart attack offered a new lease on life

John Maxwell: The Fifth Level of Leadership

Making leadership part of the organization's DNA

John Maxwell: Muster Confidence and Responsibility

And master the cornerstone of leadership

John Maxwell: The Fourth Level of Leadership

Increasing the potential of your organization

John Maxwell: The Third Level of Leadership

How to get the most out of your team

John Maxwell: Connecting With Your Staff

The pleasures and pitfalls of permission leadership

John Maxwell: Never Getting Off the Ground Floor

It takes more than a title to grow as a leader.

John C. Maxwell: Why John Wooden's Teams Won

And how to apply the coach's winning principles to your life

John Maxwell: Leadership Ladder

Influence is within your reach.

John Maxwell: 8 Ways to Lose in Business

Avoid these attitudes if you want to grow and succeed.

John Maxwell: The Two Greatest Days in Your Life

You’ve experienced the first one; now let’s discover how to get to the second one.

John Maxwell: Players vs. Pretenders

What kind of followers do you lead? People who look the part or those who do their part?

John Maxwell: Leadership Landmines

Ways to avoid the 5 most common ones

John Maxwell: Create a Winning Team

Do so by becoming a team player

John Maxwell: Get Started

Take the first step toward success.

John Maxwell: Winning the Big Challenge

The bigger the challenge, the more you need to develop a team.

John Maxwell: Succeeding Together

Exploring the core values of a winning team

John Maxwell: Lead From Where You Are

Leadership is not about position; it's about influence.

John C. Maxwell: Do They Trust You?

How to build a solid foundation for leadership

John Maxwell: Success or Significance

Are you adding value to yourself or to others?

John Maxwell: Living a Useful Life

What are you doing with this gift of life?

John Maxwell: Making Attitude Your Greatest Asset

The steps to choosing the right attitude

John Maxwell: Attitude is the Difference Maker

What attitude can and cannot do for you

John Maxwell: Making Good Decisions Better

How to implement a good idea and make it better

John Maxwell: A Leader's Greatest Things

Best of the Rest

John Maxwell: To Lead, Start with Yourself

A great leader learns to look in the mirror

John Maxwell: How to be a Dealer in Hope

Help others believe the impossible is possible.

John C. Maxwell: 4 Steps to Handling Criticism

Effective leaders can't please everyone, but they can make criticism constructive.

Finding Your Purpose

Identifying Your Strengths and Going for Growth

John Maxwell: Encouragement Changes Everything

As you encourage others, you encourage yourself.

John Maxwell: Are You Adding or Subtracting Value?

Two new laws of leadership

People Will Summarize Your Life in One Sentence

Pick It Now

John Maxwell: Take Flight

4 reasons why people do not reach their potential

What is Your Dream?

Excerpt from <em>Put Your Dream to the Test</em>

John Maxwell: The Miracle of Teamwork

Utilize the strengths of a great team and you'll achieve more than you ever imagined possible.

Improve Yourself--Starting Now