Developing The Leaders Around You

John C Maxwell

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People can grow, develop and become more effective if they have a leader who understands their potential value and encourages them to give an opinion rather than follow him like a sheep. In Developing the Leader Around you, John C. Maxwell encourages not only you to grow but encourages growing leaders within your organisation.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Leadership is Influence: Maxwell emphasizes that leadership is not merely a position or title but is fundamentally about influence. Anyone can become a leader by positively influencing others.

  2. Leadership Development is a Continuous Process: Developing leaders is an ongoing, intentional process. Maxwell encourages leaders to invest time and effort in developing the leadership potential of those around them.

  3. The Law of Reproduction: Maxwell introduces the Law of Reproduction, which states that leaders reproduce who they are in others. Therefore, it's crucial for leaders to model the qualities and behaviors they want to see in their team.

  4. The Leadership Lid: The concept of the leadership lid suggests that a person's effectiveness as a leader is limited by their level of leadership ability. Developing leadership skills helps raise this lid and enhances overall effectiveness.

  5. Leadership Qualities: Maxwell identifies key leadership qualities such as integrity, vision, commitment, competence, and a positive attitude. Developing these qualities in oneself and others is essential for effective leadership.

  6. Empowering Others: The book underscores the importance of empowering and entrusting responsibilities to others. Leaders should provide opportunities for growth and development, allowing team members to take on leadership roles.

  7. Mentoring and Coaching: Maxwell advocates for the role of mentoring and coaching in leadership development. Experienced leaders should invest time in guiding and coaching emerging leaders.

  8. Identifying and Nurturing Potential Leaders: Leaders should actively identify and nurture potential leaders within their teams. This involves recognizing and developing the strengths and talents of individuals.

  9. Building a Leadership Culture: Developing leaders around you involves creating a culture that values leadership development. This includes fostering a learning environment and encouraging a mindset of continuous improvement.

  10. Succession Planning: Maxwell discusses the importance of succession planning, emphasizing the need to prepare the next generation of leaders to ensure the continuity and success of the organization.

Language English
ISBN-10 8178091003
ISBN-13 9788178091006
No of pages 213
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Magna Publishing Co Ltd
Published Date 01 Jan 2001

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