John C. Maxwell Quotes.
When you are full of pride on the inside, it makes you stiff, stubborn, and creates strife with others.
Everyone has the potential to become an encourager. You don’t have to be rich. You don’t have to be a genius. You don’t have to have it all together. All you have to do is care about people and initiate.
There are two kinds of people in this world: those who want to get things done, and those who don’t want to make mistakes.
Leaders who fail to prune their pride will meet demise. That’s not a guess, it’s a guarantee. With pride, it’s not a matter of ‘if’ we will fall, but ‘when.’ There are no exceptions.
For more than a decade, I led an organization that put on an elaborate Christmas program each December. It was a big production, with over 250 people participating in more than 20 performances. By the end of the season, everyone who participated was exhausted.
Positional leaders ignore the fact that every person has hopes, dreams, desires, and goals of his own. And leaders must bring their vision and the aspirations of the people they lead together in a way that benefits everyone.
Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up.
Most people want to avoid pain, and discipline is usually painful.
The experience of pain or loss can be a formidably motivating force.
Learn to say ‘no’ to the good so you can say ‘yes’ to the best.
Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.
The best leaders are readers of people. They have the intuitive ability to understand others by discerning how they feel and recognizing what they sense.
Keeping score is for games, not friendships.
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.
If you’re lying, you’re lying.
The only one you should compare yourself to is you. Your mission is to become better today than you were yesterday.
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.