I'm not done yet, but I love it so far. It is a very provocative book. I was just looking to improve my life a little. Now, its all I want to do. This book and its author are Godsends.
I am looking forward to read even more books by John C. Oct 23, Hebah rated it it was ok Shelves: reads. Generic advice punctuated by extraneous name-dropping and quotations and moments of unnecessary churchiness which I get is part of his schtick - my low rating reflects the generic nature of the text, not my own personal quibble with that latter bit. Apr 24, Hansel rated it it was amazing. I like this little book of self-improvement.
Despite the size that can fit into your purse, it contained a lot of useful insight. Clear enough to be practiced daily. Recommended even for the veteran of self-improvement. It is a good book to remind yourself of all you have learned about. Aug 05, Donovichi rated it really liked it Shelves: john-c-maxwell. Another solid entry by John C!! Some overlap of his many other books, but that does not make the points any less valuable Highly recommend!
Mar 26, BrahmandaS rated it it was amazing. This book gave me a better understanding about commitment. This book truly directs people from knowing nothing about life into mastering it. Sep 21, George Iruobe Orhewere rated it it was amazing. It clarifies the concept of personal growth and development.
Its definitely going to be a regular re-read. Nov 04, Stephen rated it really liked it. Feb 17, Misty rated it really liked it. I was not impressed with this book. Not much guidance in this book. The phrase "I think Jul 20, Chariza Mae rated it it was amazing. This book motivated me to crave for growth. As usual, this Maxwell book has a lot of inspiring quotes and I liked it. Jul 21, Evan Morgan rated it really liked it. A quick yet insightful guide in how to keep striving to improve oneself.
May 02, Kapembwa Charles rated it really liked it. Great read Dec 24, Corey Nery-Guity rated it really liked it. This book definitely opened my eyes to the many techniques and benefits of developing yourself, providing simple exercises and discusses topics that help you see where you need to improve and how. Aug 01, Aftan Ismail rated it it was amazing. Clear, concise, good ideas discussed.
Apr 30, Tsitsi Mary Kav rated it it was amazing. Really good tips for improving every aspect of your life, starting with your attitude. Jan 07, Karen rated it really liked it. Finally just had to buy myself a copy of "The Complete Collection" because you simply cannot write in the margins of a library book and these books need to be scribbled all over. SO many quotes! Excellent Great book to begin the a different way of life and living. Praise to the master Maxwell and his excellent lessons.
A lot of repetition from Attitude , but still a good refresher.
Jan 08, Haley H rated it it was amazing. There are so many examples and quotes by different people we look up too. It taught me so many things about how to learn and grow, never be satisfied in your comfort zone. There are so many good topics that John Maxwell goes over that you need to have down in order to be successful, such as listening, having a mentor and so much more. If you are looking for a book that is based on growing and findin The writing in the series of What Every Leader Needs to Know is all so powerful and motivational.
If you are looking for a book that is based on growing and finding out how to put your self in a path to success, this book is for you. Mar 24, Andrianto rated it it was amazing. John Maxwell gives simple but powerful message about self-improvement in this compact and easy to read to book. We are responsible for our own personal growth.
If we want to improve through learning, we must learn passionately. Continue nurturing our strengths instead of wasting time trying improving our inherent weaknesses. It is applicable not only for self improvement as leader in business but for self-improvement in life in general.
This book is a collection of one hundred and one quotes, which will inspire and give you a proven technique to unleash your mental toughness. When you take. Lessons in Leadership JJ Vogel. Quotes For Athletes Lessons in Leadership by JJ Vogel Published by the American Leadership and Achievement Network.
Recommended reading. Jul 12, Gary rated it really liked it. I've read many self-improvement books in my day, and I must say this book brings new light to the term "improve thy self". I especially liked the people the author chose to quote. I had forgotten the name Earl Nightingale and his radio comments that I grew up with.
It was nice to read about leadership as an on going learning process. I will incorporate many of the techniques presented in his timely reminder to always seek the process not the trophy. Readers also enjoyed. Self Help. About John C. Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold over 16 million books.
His organizations have trained more than 2 million leaders worldwide. Finding a great quote about coaching can turn your day around, give you a new breath of motivation, or even become an idea you hold onto for years to come. We appreciate that with your busy lives, few have time to trawl the internet hoping to find a quote that you connect to.
So at Athlete Assessments, we have taken the time to compile this list of fantastic quotes by great Coaches! And come back soon, for updates and more inspiration…. Treat yourself to some inspiration with this relevant, useful and inspiring compilation of quotes from sports legends.
It is the easiest cop-out in the world. Never quit.
We rarely remember that our words are an action, one that directly determines the lives we lead. The job needs to be done. And each week, there is a new encounter; each day, there is a new challenge. All too often in everything we do we just fall short of reaching our goals. My learning was to set goals but be open to the rate of change not being mine, and to let go of my agenda. Individually we make a huge difference.
I have spent many sleepless nights trying to figure out how I was going to phase out certain players for whom I had strong feelings, but that was my job. When you focus on getting the win, it can suffocate you, especially during the playoffs when the pressure gets thick. Because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. That is being distracted by your own importance. It can come from your insecurity in working with others. It can be the need to draw attention to yourself in the public arena.
It can be a feeling that others are a threat to your own territory. These are all negative manifestations of ego, and if you are not alert to them, you get diverted and your work becomes diffused. Ego in these cases makes people insensitive to how they work with others and it ends up interfering with the real goal of any group efforts. Treat everybody fairly.
If you can shrug off a loss, you can never be a winner! One is a supercar, the other is an old family sedan. Both have the same potential until someone gets in to the supercar and drives it flat out. The coach can have the best strategy but unless its driven its potential means nothing. They can take only a certain amount of criticism and you may lose them altogether if you criticize them in a personal way… you can make a point without being personal.
Instead of getting more out of them you will get less. I was a silent loser, believing that if you won you said little, and if you lost you said even less. It is having a broad base of knowledge on your subject and an ability to see where the end game is headed. Use all your knowledge to get their first. Set the trend and make the competition counter you. What you win with is people.
Everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important. Followers struggle with challenges.
Losers shrink from challenges. If we work on improving ourselves first and make that our primary mission, then others are more likely to follow. Their focus is on mobilizing people and leveraging resources to achieve their goals rather than on using their own individual efforts. Leaders who want to succeed maximize every asset and resource they have for the benefit of their organization.
For that reason, they are continually aware of what they have at their disposal. Desire for Job Security 2. Resistance to Change 3.
Lack of Self-Worth. When they respect you as a friend, they love you.
When they respect you as a leader, they follow you. However, when the protg experiences success, it becomes a double win. A leader not only stays above the line between right and wrong, he stays well clear of the 'gray areas. You don't get credit for being 'right' as you bring the organization to a halt.