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Leadership gold : lessons learned from a lifetime of leading

Author: John C Maxwell
Publisher: Nashville : Thomas Nelson, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Learning to lead effectively"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John C Maxwell
ISBN: 9780785214113 0785214119 9781400280070 1400280079 9781400280209 1400280206 9781400205936 140020593X
OCLC Number: 171049520
Description: xi, 256 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Searching for Gold vii --
1 If It's Lonely at the Top, You're Not Doing Something Right 1 --
2 The Toughest Person to Lead Is Always Yourself 11 --
3 Defining Moments Define Your Leadership 20 --
4 When You Get Kicked in the Rear, You Know You're out in Front 32 --
5 Never Work a Day in Your Life 41 --
6 The Best Leaders Are Listeners 49 --
7 Get in the Zone and Stay There 57 --
8 A Leader's First Responsibility Is to Define Reality 66 --
9 To See How the Leader Is Doing, Look at the People 74 --
10 Don't Send Your Ducks to Eagle School 85 --
11 Keep Your Mind on the Main Thing 96 --
12 Your Biggest Mistake Is Not Asking What Mistake You're Making 105 --
13 Don't Manage Your Time-Manage Your Life 114 --
14 Keep Learning to Keep Leading 124 --
15 Leaders Distinguish Themselves During Tough Times 134 --
16 People Quit People, Not Companies 143 --
17 Experience Is Not the Best Teacher 154 --
18 The Secret to a Good Meeting Is the Meeting Before the Meeting 164 --
19 Be a Connector, Not Just a Climber 174 --
20 The Choices You Make, Make You 184 --
21 Influence Should Be Loaned but Never Given 193 --
22 For Everything You Gain, You Give Up Something 203 --
23 Those Who Start the Journey with You Seldom Finish with You 213 --
24 Few Leaders Are Successful Unless a Lot of People Want Them to Be 223 --
25 You Only Get Answers to the Questions You Ask 232 --
26 People Will Summarize Your Life in One Sentence-Pick It Now 244.
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A leader among leaders, the author promised himself early in his career that he wouldn't write this book until he was sixty. And now it's finally here. It took him a lifetime to write, and it  Read more...

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Acknowledgments -- Searching for gold -- If it's lonely at the top, you're not doing something right -- The toughest person to lead is always yourself -- Defining moments define your leadership -- When you get kicked in the rear, you know you're out in front -- Never work a day in your life -- The best leaders are listeners -- Get in the zone and stay there -- A leader's first responsibility is to define reality -- To see how the leader is doing, look at the people -- Don't send your ducks to eagle school -- Keep your mind on the main thing -- Your biggest mistake is not asking what mistake you're making -- Don't manage your time-manage your life -- Keep learning to keep leading -- Leaders distinguish themselves during tough times -- People quit people, not companies -- Experience is not the best teacher -- The secret to a good meeting is the meeting before the meeting -- Be a connector, not just a climber -- The choices you make, make you -- Influence should be loaned but never given -- For everything you gain, you give up something -- Those who start the journey with you seldom finish with you -- Few leaders are successful unless a lot of people want them to be -- You only get answers to the questions you ask -- People will summarize your life in one sentence-pick it now -- Conclusion -- Notes.

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