The 360 Degree Leader Workbook

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Practical advice on improving influence

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Maxwell has written a practical, eye opening book to help anyone lead from where he presently serves. Through identifying leadership myths and sharing challenges leaders face, Maxwell shows every ... Read full review

Good read for those leading from the middle.

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This book supplied for review through BookSneezeŽ. John Maxwell has achieved guru status in the field of leadership—and rightly so. He’s authored a steady stream of leadership resources over the ... Read full review

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Contents

THE MYTHS OF LEADING FROM THE MIDDLE OF AN ORGANIZATION
1
I cant lead if I am not at the top
5
When I get to the top then Ill learn to lead
11
If I were on top then people would follow me
17
When I get to the top Ill be in control
21
When I get to the top Ill no longer be limited
25
I cant reach my potential if Im not the top leader
29
If I cant get to the top then I wont try to lead
33
Know When to Push and When to Back Off
133
Become a GoTo Player
139
Be Better Tomorrow Than You Are Today
145
THE PRINCIPLES 360DEGREE LEADERS PRACTICE TO LEAD ACROSS
149
Understand Practice and Complete the Leadership Loop
151
Put Completing Fellow Leaders Ahead of Competing with Them
159
Be a Friend
163
Avoid Office Politics
171

THE CHALLENGES 360DEGREE LEADERS FACE
37
The Tension Challenge The Pressure of Being Caught in the Middle
39
The Frustration Challenge Following an Ineffective Leader
47
The MultiHat Challenge One HeadMany Hats
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The Ego Challenge Youre Often Hidden in the Middle
61
The Fulfillment Challenge Leaders Like the Front More Than the Middle
67
The Vision Challenge Championing the Vision Is More Difficult When You Didnt Create It
73
The Influence Challenge Leading Others Beyond Your Position Is Not Easy
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THE PRINCIPLES 360DEGREE LEADERS PRACTICE TO LEAD UP
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Lead Yourself Exceptionally Well
85
Lighten Your Leaders Load
95
Be Willing to Do What Others Wont
103
Do More Than Manage Lead
111
Invest in Relational Chemistry
119
Be Prepared Every Time You Take Your Leaders Time
127
Expand Your Circle of Acquaintances
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Let the Best Idea Win
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Dont Pretend Youre Perfect
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THE PRINCIPLES 360DEGREE LEADERS PRACTICE TO LEAD DOWN
201
Walk Slowly Through the Halls
203
See Everyone as a 10
209
Develop Each Team Member as a Person
219
Place People in Their Strength Zones
229
Model the Behavior You Desire
235
Transfer the Vision
241
Reward for Results
247
CONCLUSION
251
NOTES
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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John Calvin Maxwell an author, speaker, and pastor who has written many books, primarily focusing on leadership. He received a bachelor's degree at Ohio Christian University in 1969, a Master of Divinity degree at Azusa Pacific University, and a Doctor of Ministry degree at Fuller Theological Seminary. Maxwell's titles include The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader: Becoming the Person Others Will Want to Follow, There's No Such Thing as Business Ethics (There's Only ONE RULE for Making Decisions), The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, The 360° Leader and numerous others. His books have sold millions of copies, with some like The Five Levels of Leadership making the New York Times Best Seller List.

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