John C. Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold over 16 million books. His organizations have trained more than 2 million leaders worldwide. Dr. Maxwell is the founder of EQUIP and INJOY Stewardship Services.
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We've made this hand-picked collection of quotes to show you what is John C. Maxwell truly willing to say and leave for generations. Whether an inspirational quote or a motivational message about giving your best, we can all benefit from the wisdom, captured within these words.
If you don’t try to create the future you want, you must endure the future you get.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
When a leader is upbeat in the face of discouraging circumstances, others admire that quality and want to be like her.
I do a lot of conferences, a lot of leadership training.
For about six or seven years I've been making this statement - every time I make it, I can see people just kind of - it's just one of those light bulb moments.
It is truly one day at a time.
Someone once defined hard work as the accumulation of the easy things you didn't do when you should have.
Be the most enthusiastic person you know.
You don't become a success when you get your diploma, you became a success when you decided to go to college when you get your diploma you get the rewards of success.
Good leaders understand that they are stewards.
They must find the best people they can, giving them the opportunity to join in the journey developing them, and encouraging them to reach their potential. But they must hold on to people lightly. Those who start with you seldom finish with you.
Successful people reject rejection.
A leader who loves status quo soon becomes a follower.
The effectiveness of your work will never rise above your ability to lead and influence others.
What most people really want is to be listened to, respected, and understood.
If you can raise up leaders, you will always have followers, but if you can't raise up leaders, you will only have followers.
People are training for success when they should be training for failure.
Understanding people certainly impacts your ability to communicate with others.
The Compound Effect is a must-read book for success seekers.
You want to know what it takes? You want to know what to do? It's all in these pages. The Compound Effect is a clear and concise success operation manual!
The best way to help people is to see the best in them.
Successful people do what is right no matter how they feel, and by doing right, they feel good.
It was while I was pastoring that I began to realize that pastors were not growing churches because they didn't understand leadership because they were not trained, adequate leaders.
If you focus on goals, you may hit goals - but that doesn't guarantee growth.
If you focus on growth, you will grow and always hit goals.
There's a tendency for us to think that the secret of our success is something that is mystical and maybe someday my time will come. And it's certainly out there somewhere; it's around the bend; it's at the top of the hill.
A great idea is simply the combination of many good ideas.
The law of process says — leaders develop daily, not in a day.
The $50 note trick - ask who wants it even after stomping on it - moral is, no matter what we do to it it is still worth $50. We as human beings never lose our value either despite feeling down, flat or worthless at times.
Collaboration is multiplication.
No one stands taller in the climb to success than when he bends over to help up someone else.
I thought if I was open and honest, it would help the reader to get open and honest, and they also would realize sometimes when you write a book, people think you're an expert and that's not always true.
By far the hardest decision I've had to manage [was about my health].
Because I had 51 years of doing it wrong.
To go nowhere, follow the crowd.
Integrity is important in building relationships.
And is the foundation upon which many other qualities for success are built, such as respect, dignity, and trust.
Only those who see their dream are able to seize their dream.
Good leaders must communicate vision clearly, creatively, and continually.
However, the vision doesn't come alive until the leader models it.
Success is not a destination thing, it’s a daily thing.