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Leaders will not experience long term success unless a lot of people want them to. John Maxwell
A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share or her share of the credit. John Maxwell
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. John Maxwell
When problems confront successful leaders, they get excited about the opportunity. John Maxwell
A Leader who produces other leaders multiples their influences. John Maxwell
You build trust with others each time you choose integrity over image, truth over convenience, or honor over personal gain. John Maxwell
There are three qualities a leader must exemplify to build trust: competence, connection, and character. John Maxwell
The key to leadership is the desire to make a difference. John Maxwell
Relational skills are the most important ability in leadership. John Maxwell
Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another. John Maxwell
The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and respons to failure.  John Maxwell
Make a point to continually search for a better way of doing things, even when things are going well, to ensure that a better alternative has not been overlooked and to keep your creative talents in practice. John Maxwell
Needless to say you can love people without leading them, but you cannot lead people without loving them. John Maxwell
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.  John Maxwell

John Maxwell Leadership Quotes

When people respect you as a person, they admire you.  When they respect you as a friend, they love you.  When they respect you as a leader, they follow you. John C. Maxwell
When problems confront successful leaders, they get excited about the opportunity. John Maxwell
If you are a leader, the true measure of your success is not getting people to work. It’s not getting people to work hard. It is getting people to work hard together. That takes commitment. John C. Maxwell
A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share or her share of the credit. John Maxwell
The key to leadership is the desire to make a difference. John Maxwell
There are three qualities a leader must exemplify to build trust: competence, connection, and character. Relational skills are the most important ability in leadership. John Maxwell
Great leaders always seem to embody two seemingly disparate qualities. They are both highly visionary and highly practical.  John C. Maxwell
Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another. John Maxwell
A Leader who produces other leaders multiples their influences. John Maxwell
You build trust with others each time you choose integrity over image, truth over convenience, or honor over personal gain. John Maxwell
You’ve got to love your people more than your position. John Maxwell
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails. John Maxwell
Good leaders know when to display emotions and when to delay them. John C. Maxwell
Leaders will not experience long term success unless a lot of people want them to. John Maxwell
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. John Maxwell
People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude. John Maxwell
Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them. John Maxwell
Good leaders must communicate vision clearly, creatively, and continually. However, the vision doesn’t come alive until the leader models it. John Maxwell

Inspiration from John Maxwell

If you don’t have peace, it isn’t because someone took it from you; you gave it away.  You cannot always control what happens to you, but you can control what happens in you. John Maxwell
You build trust with others each time you choose integrity over image, truth over convenience, or honor over personal gain. John Maxwell
Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.  Make a commitment to grow daily. John Maxwell
Doing the right thing daily, compounds over time.  Unfortunately, doing the wrong thing daily, compounds over time as well. John Maxwell
A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share or her share of the credit. John Maxwell
There are three qualities a leader must exemplify to build trust: competence, connection, and character. John Maxwell
When problems confront successful leaders, they get excited about the opportunity. John Maxwell
A Leader who produces other leaders multiples their influences. John Maxwell
You don’t overcome challenges by making them smaller but by making yourself bigger. John Maxwell
Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another. John Maxwell
The key to leadership is the desire to make a difference. John Maxwell
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. John Maxwell
Sometimes you win, sometimes, you learn.  John Maxwell
Policies are many, principles are few.  Policies will change, principles never do. John Maxwell
Relational skills are the most important ability in leadership. John Maxwell
In life, the question is not if you will have problems, but how you are going to deal with your problems. John Maxwell
If the possibility of failure were erased, what would you attempt to achieve? John Maxwell
Leaders will not experience long term success unless a lot of people want them to. John Maxwell
The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda. John Maxwell
Fail early, fail often, but always fail forward. John Maxwell
Most people are not valued.  Very few people have someone who believes in them.  Very few have others love them unconditionally.  Do these things intentionally every day.  John Maxwell
An old man said ‘erasers are made for those who make mistakes.  A youth replied ‘Erasers are made for those who are willing to correct their mistakes.’ John Maxwell
You’ll never find out what all you can do until you do all you can to find out.  John Maxwell
Failed plans should not be interpreted as a failed vision.  Visions don’t change, they are only refined.  Plans rarely stay the same, and are scrapped or adjusted as needed.  Be stubborn abou the vision, but flexible with your plan. John Maxwell
The purpose of life is to discover your gift.  The meaning of life is to give your gift away.  John Maxwell
When you make a commitment, you create hope.  When you keep a commitment, you create trust.  John Maxwell
Dividers seek to make themselves look or feel better by making others feel worse.  They damage relationships, fracture teams and organizations, and create havoc in people’s lives. John Maxwell
True success is when the people who know you the best love you the most. John Maxwell