A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.

— John C. Maxwell

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You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.

The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.


Speak the truth. Transparency breeds legitimacy.


People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.

John C. Maxwell quote Positive thinking must be followed by po

Positive thinking must be followed by positive doing.


Every time you make a mistake, don’t bring up everything that’s wrong with yourself; tell yourself that you’re paying the price for growth and that you will learn to do better next time. Every positive thing you can say to yourself will help.


We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are.


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Image is what people think we are. Integrity is what we really are.

John C. Maxwell quote People may hear your words, but they fee

People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.


It's said that a wise person learns from his mistakes.

A wiser one learns from others' mistakes. But the wisest person of all learns from others's successes.


Dreams require down payments. Dreams are free, but the journey isn't. There is a price to pay. When you find your why you'll find your way. When you develop your will you will embark on your way. Many people start; few people finish. Many people have a dream; few people achieve their dreams.


Dont ever be impressed with goal setting;

be impressed with goal getting. Reaching new goals and moving to a higher level of performance always requires change, and change feels awkward. But take comfort in the knowledge that if a change doesn't feel uncomfortable, then it's propably not really a change.

John C. Maxwell quote A big man is one who makes us feel bigge

A big man is one who makes us feel bigger when we are with him.


Enjoyment is an incredible energizer to the human spirit.


The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders and continually develops them.


Seven Steps to Success 1) Make a commitment to grow daily.

2) Value the process more than events. 3) Don't wait for inspiration. 4) Be willing to sacrifice pleasure for opportunity. 5) Dream big. 6) Plan your priorities. 7) Give up to go up.

John C. Maxwell quote A leader is one who knows the way, goes

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.


About John C. Maxwell

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Birthday October 16

A big man is one who makes us feel bigger when we are with him.


We choose what attitudes we have right now. And it's a continuing choice.


Small disciplines repeated with consistency every day lead to great achievements gained slowly over time.

John C. Maxwell quote Dreams dont work unless you do.

Dreams dont work unless you do.


Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.


The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up.


Life is like riding in a taxi. Whether you are going anywhere or not, the meter keeps ticking.

John C. Maxwell quote People don't care how much you know, unt

People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.


Find your vision, and let it guide you in all that you do.

If you lack vision, look inside yourself. Draw on your natural gifts and desires.


Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.


If we're growing, we're always going to be out of our comfort zone.


Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control, and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we lead our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have.


Reflective thinking turns experience into insight.


By choosing to embrace and practice good values every day, you choose the higher course in life. And your life goes in a direction that you will always feel good about. You may not always get what you desire, but you will always be the person you desire to be.


Learn to say 'no' to the good so you can say 'yes' to the best.


Teamwork makes the dream work, but a vision becomes a nightmare when the leader has a big dream and a bad team.


The first step to leadership is servanthood.


Success is... knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.


A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.


A dream becomes a reality as a result of your actions, and your actions are controlled, to a large extent, by your habits.


Most people who want to get ahead do it backward.

They think, 'I'll get a bigger job, then I'll learn how to be a leader.' But showing leadership skill is how you get the bigger job in the first place. Leadership isn't a position, it's a process.


The difference between where we are and where we want to be is created by the changes we are willing to make in our lives. When you want something you've never had, you must do something you've never done to get it.


Happiness simply cannot be relied upon as a measure of success.


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.


You build trust with others each time you choose integrity over image, truth over convenience, or honor over personal gain.


Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities.

They vary in their desires to reach their potential.


To change your LIFE you need to change your PRIORITIES.


Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.


A successful person finds the right place for himself.

But a successful leader finds the right place for others. By John Maxwell


To collaborative team members, completing one another is more important than competing with one another.


Every worthwhile accomplishment has a price tag attached to it.

The question is always whether you are willing to pay the price to attain it - in hard work, sacrifice, patience, faith, and endurance.


Failing forward is the ability to get back up after you've been knocked down, learn from your mistake, and move forward in a better direction.


All leaders make mistakes. They are a part of life. Successful leaders recognize their errors, learn from them, and work to correct their faults.


You don't overcome challenges by making them smaller but by making yourself bigger.


Of all the things a leader should fear, complacency heads the list.


When you face discouragement, you can do one of two things, and the one you choose will color your perspective. You can look at others to place the blame, or you can look at yourself to discover your opportunities. The choice is yours.


The highway of life is filled with flat squirrels that couldn't make a decision.


Leadership is taking responsibility while others are making excuses.


Credibility is a leader's currency. With it, he or she is solvent; without it, he or she is bankrupt.