Self-Improvement 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know

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Thomas Nelson, Nov 1, 2009 - Business & Economics - 128 pages
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To improve your life, improve yourself.

New York Times best-selling author John C. Maxwell asserts, "Most people don't realize that successful and unsuccessful people do not differ substantially in their abilities. They vary in their desire to reach their potential. The way they reach that potential is through commitment to personal growth." Self-Improvement 101 provides the essentials leaders need to keep striving for excellence no matter where they are or what they are doing. Some lessons you will learn from Dr. Maxwell's decades of experience:

  • The secret of becoming a lifelong learner
  • Where to focus your time for maximum growth
  • What sacrifices are worth making to keep getting better
  • How to overcome obstacles to self-improvement
  • The key to turning experience into wisdom

Leaders are learners.

People never reach their potential by accident.

 

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This book is very practical, thank you. I recommend this book if you are trying to find yourself

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To improve your life, improve yourself. New York Times best-selling author John C. Maxwell asserts, "Most people don't realize that successful and unsuccessful people do not differ substantially in their abilities. They vary in their desire to reach their potential. The way they reach that potential is through commitment to personal growth." Self-Improvement 101 provides the essentials leaders need to keep striving for excellence no matter where they are or what they are doing. Some lessons you will learn from Dr. Maxwell's decades of experience: The secret of becoming a lifelong learner Where to focus your time for maximum growth What sacrifices are worth making to keep getting better How to overcome obstacles to self-improvement The key to turning experience into wisdom Leaders are learners. People never reach their potential by accident. 

Contents

1 What Will It Take for Me to Improve?
3
2 How Can I Grow in My Career?
17
3 How Do I Maintain a Teachable Attitude?
27
4 What Role Do Others Play in My Growth?
41
5 Where Should I Focus My Time and Energy?
57
6 How Do I Overcome Obstacles to SelfImprovement?
69
7 What Role Does Experience Play?
83
8 What Am I Willing to Give Up to Keep Growing?
95
Notes
109
About the Author
111
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John C. Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 26 million books in fifty languages. In 2014 he was identified as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association® and the most influential leadership expert in the world by Business Insider and Inc. magazine. He is the founder of The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP, and the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation, organizations that have trained millions of leaders. In 2015, they reached the milestone of having trained leaders from every country of the world. The recipient of the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network, Dr. Maxwell speaks each year to Fortune 500 companies, presidents of nations, and many of the world’s top business leaders. He can be followed at Twitter.com/JohnCMaxwell. For more information about him, visit JohnMaxwell.com.

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