John C. Maxwell Quotes.
Good leaders must communicate vision clearly, creatively, and continually. However, the vision doesn’t come alive until the leader models it.
Teamwork makes the dream work, but a vision becomes a nightmare when the leader has a big dream and a bad team.
The experience of pain or loss can be a formidably motivating force.
Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.
You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.
A word of encouragement from a teacher to a child can change a life. A word of encouragement from a spouse can save a marriage. A word of encouragement from a leader can inspire a person to reach her potential.
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 about the vision, but flexible with your plan.
The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.
When you are full of pride on the inside, it makes you stiff, stubborn, and creates strife with others.
Most people don’t like change. They revolt against it unless they can clearly see the advantage it brings. For that reason, when good leaders prepare to take action or make changes, they take people through a process to get them ready for it.
You can’t be a smart cookie if you have a crummy attitude.
How do leaders serve their people? They may pay good wages and treat employees with respect.
When you make a commitment, you create hope. When you keep a commitment you create trust!
Leaders become great, not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others.
Everything rises and falls on leadership.
People who add value to others do so intentionally. I say that because to add value, leaders must give of themselves, and that rarely occurs by accident.
Growth is the great separator between those who succeed and those who do not. When I see a person beginning to separate themselves from the pack, it’s almost always due to personal growth.