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Fairness Is Overrated

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$22.99
Discover the tools of leadership to revolutionize your workplace. Tim Stevens traveled an alternative road--leaving high school and immediately joining a national non-profit organization. He rose quickly through the ranks of leadership, but nine years later left it all behind to help an upstart church get its footing. During the 20 years Stevens served as Executive Pastor at Granger Community Church near South Bend, Indiana, the ministry grew from a congregation of 300 to more than 5,000; from a staff of five to more than 130; with a preschool, restaurant, three campuses and more than 1,800 new churches planted in southern India. Leaders learn by leading. Stevens knows that creating a healthy and successful organization requires throwing out the conventional instruction manual and writing one that balances practical lessons, spiritual truths, and twenty-first century realities--exactly what you will find in Fairness Is Overrated. Stevens, now an executive with the Vanderbloemen Search Group, takes his lifetime of service and dispenses with conventional wisdom. Short, powerful chapters end with actionable discussion questions. Four pillars hold up every successful leader: Be a person of integrity. Identify the right people around you. Build a great culture. Lead through crisis. This is a manual of doing, not talking. No fluff, no stale inspirational platitudes. It's time to move past planning and kick-start Monday into action.
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9781400206544
Publication Date: 
01/13/2015
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Do Over: Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work And Never Get Stuck

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$26.95
It took me sixteen years to write this book. That breaks down to a brisk twelve words per day. But it wasn’t the writing that took so long. . . . It was the working. I had to work at big companies and small companies. I had to get hired and fired several times. I had to find my dream job, then walk away from it. But after all that, I can now say the following with absolute certainty: You already have everything you need for an amazing career. In fact, you’ve had it since day one. Starting on the first day you got paid to scoop ice cream or restock shelves, you’ve had the chance to develop the four elements all great careers have in common: relationships, skills, character, and hustle. You already have each of those, to one degree or another. Now it’s time to amplify them and apply them in a new way, creating a Career Savings Account™. This unique approach will give you the power to call a Do Over—whether you’re twenty-two, forty-two, or sixty-two. You’ll have the resources to reinvent your work and get unstuck. You’ll even rescue your Mondays as you discover how to work toward the job you’ve always wanted! Just as a bank account protects you during a financial crunch, a Career Savings Account™ protects you during a career crunch. You need a CSA because you’ll eventually face at least one of these major transitions:    •  You will hit a Career Ceiling and get stuck, requiring sharp skills to free yourself.    •  You will experience a Career Bump and unexpectedly lose your job, requiring strong relationships to survive.    •  You will make a Career Jump to a new role, requiring solid character to push through uncertainty and chaos.    •  You will get a surprise Career Opportunity, requiring dedicated hustle to take advantage of it. It took me sixteen years to figure out how to call a Do Over on my career. Please don’t wait sixteen more seconds before starting yours.
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9781591847618
Publication Date: 
04/07/2015

EntreLeadership

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$26.00
From New York Times bestselling author and nationally syndicated talk radio host Dave Ramsey comes the secret to how he grew a multimillion dollar company from a card table in his living room.Your company is only as strong as your leaders. These are the men and women doing battle daily beneath the banner that is your brand. Are they courageous or indecisive? Are they serving a motivated team or managing employees? Are they valued? Your team will never grow beyond you, so here’s another question to consider. Are you growing? Whether you’re sitting at the CEO’s desk, the middle manager’s cubicle, or a card table in your living-room-based startup, EntreLeadership provides the practical, step-by-step guidance to grow your business where you want it to go. Dave opens up his championship playbook for business to show you how to: • Inspire your team to take ownership and love what they do • Unify your team and get rid of all gossip • Handle money to set your business up for success • Reach every goal you set • And much, much more!
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9781451617856
Publication Date: 
09/20/2011

The 5 Levels Of Leadership: Proven Steps To Maximize Your Potential

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$16.00
#1 "New York Times" bestselling author John C. Maxwell explains how true leadership works and makes it accessible to everyone. Leadership does not come from your title. In fact, being named to a position is only the first and lowest of the five levels every effective leader achieves. To become more than a boss people are required to follow, you must master the ability to inspire and build a team that produces not only results, but also future leaders. The 5 Levels of Leadership are: 1. Position-People follow because they have to. 2. Permission-People follow because they want to. 3. Production-People follow because of what you have done for the organization. 4. People Development-People follow because of what you have done for them personally. 5. Pinnacle-People follow because of who you are and what you represent. By combining the advice contained in these pages with work and a willingness to learn, anyone can rise to a higher and more effective level of leadership and thus make a greater impact.
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9781599953632
Publication Date: 
09/01/2013
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Learning From The Giants

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$16.00
If you could spend a few minutes with the giants of faith in the Old Testament in person, what lessons would they share with you? In LEARNING FROM THE GIANTS John C. Maxwell draws on fifty years of studying the Bible to share the stories of Elijah, Elisha, Job, Jacob, Deborah, Isaiah, Jonah, Joshua and Daniel. These people fought and won epic battles, served kings, and endured great hardships for God to come out on the other side transformed through His grace. Through them Maxwell explores timeless lessons we can learn about leadership, ourselves, and our relationship with God.
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9781455557073
Publication Date: 
11/11/2014
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Home Run: Learn God's Game Plan For Life And Leadership

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$22.00
You are invited to live life to the fullest. For five hard years Christian leader Kevin Myers struggled personally and professionally. But it was during that time that God pointed out where he was going wrong and showed him the biblical pattern for living. It proceeded to transform his life, leadership, ministry, and relationships. During that time John Maxwell also became his mentor. Together, using a baseball diamond as an analogy for following God's plan for life, Myers and Maxwell provide a clear path forward while helping you keep your priorities in order and your eyes on the prize. What is that pattern? Connection with God: Winning DependenceCharacter: Winning WithinCommunity: Winning with OthersCompetence: Winning Results Challenging, heart-felt, and insightful, Myers' story will connect with anyone who feels their life is falling short of God's promises. The hard-won lessons Myers learned, along with insightful comments and on-point application from Maxwell, will make it possible for you to win in this performance-based culture without losing your soul. There are no shortcuts or steals in the spiritual journey of life. HOME RUN is a guidebook for living life and learning how to succeed God's way.
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9781455577224
Publication Date: 
02/04/2014
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Failing Forward: Turning Mistakes Into Stepping Stones for Success

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Are some people born to achieve anything they want while others struggle? Call them lucky, blessed, or possessors of the Midas touch. What is the real reason for their success? Is it family background, wealth, greater opportunities, high morals, an easy childhood? New York Times best-selling author John C. Maxwell has the answer: The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure. Most people are never prepared to deal with failure. Maxwell says that if you are like him, coming out of school, you feared it, misunderstood it, and ran away from it. But Maxwell has learned to make failure his friend, and he can teach you to do the same. "I want to help you learn how to confidently look the prospect of failure in the eye and move forward anyway," says Maxwell. "Because in life, the question is not if you will have problems, but how you are going to deal with them. Stop failing backward and start failing forward!"
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9780785288572
Publication Date: 
04/01/2007
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Developing the Leader Within You

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$16.99
Developing the LeaderWithin You is Dr. Maxwell's first and most enduring leadership book, havingsold more than one million copies. In this Christian Leaders Series edition ofthis Maxwell classic, you will discover the biblical foundation for leadershipthat John Maxwell has used as a pastor and business leader for more than fortyyears. These same principles and practices are available for everyday leadersin every walk of life. It is a lofty calling to lead a group--a family, achurch, a nonprofi t, a business--and the timeless principles in this book willbring positive change in your life and in the lives of those around you. You will learn: The True Definition of Leader. "Leadership is influence.That's it. Nothing more; nothing less." The Traits of Leadership. "Leadership is not an exclusiveclub for those who were 'born with it.' The traits that are the raw materialsof leadership can be acquired. Link them up with desire, and nothing can keep youfrom becoming a leader." The Difference Between Management and Leadership. "Makingsure the work is done by others is the accomplishment of a manager. Inspiring othersto do better work is the accomplishment of a leader." God has called every believer to influence others, to besalt and light. Developing the LeaderWithin You will equip you to improve your leadership and inspire others.
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9780785281122
Publication Date: 
10/01/2005
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The Exceptional Leader: A Parable of Leadership Development

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$15.99
Written as a dialogue between a seasoned leader and a young businessman, the one-on-one conversation reveals proven, common-sense leadership principles and instruction on how to lead holistically, with heart and soul.
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9781943140046
Publication Date: 
10/01/2014
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The Relational Leader: A Parable of Business Success

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$17.99
Discover Intriguing Keys to Personal and Professional Success Keith Richards needs something new. A successful stockbroker married to a gorgeous wife, he has it all or so it appears. But this morning he impulsively walks out of his Detroit office and catches the first plane to Seattle...heading to Mac s Place, a neighborhood coffee shop he frequented before he became such a success. Laughter greets Keith. The sweet smell of coffee wafts over him. It s good to see you! Joe exclaims. Keith can t stop his grin. I flew in for some real coffee. He settles onto his favorite barstool. The fit is as good now as it was three years ago. He relaxes and closes his eyes, savoring the moment. Fretting about their morning argument, Jenny leaves numerous messages on Keith s cell phone. Calling his distraught wife, Keith announces he needs time to think, and he ll be back in a week. Staying with Joe and his wife, Marcy, Keith glimpses a life he longs for and discovers a truth he s never considered. Does he have the faith to embrace it? And what will Jenny think? The Relational Leader: A Parable of Business Success offers powerful principles you can implement for a more vibrant, satisfying, balanced life."
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9781943140220
Publication Date: 
10/01/2014

The Secret Blend: A Parable of Rich Relationships

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Is your life as rich, meaningful, and enjoyable as you want it to be? Is there something missing an emptiness that gnaws away at your heart even in the midst of success and achievement? In The Secret Blend, best-selling author Stan Toler tells a parable you ll identify with. It s the story of a man who discovers some surprising truths in a most unexpected place: a coffee shop. Fascinating insights about the dark, aromatic brew begin to hit home, and he gets a taste of the true definition of wealth and abundance. So begins the journey of a lifetime as Joe returns to the coffee shop time and time again and learns the meaning of true wealth. It s a journey of discovery about the most important priority of life: relationships. Like Joe, the man in the parable of The Secret Blend, you too will experience fresh insights regarding the real measure of wealth. You ll come to realize it s found not just in material possessions and personal achievement, but more so in the quality of your relationships. You can learn a lot about life from a cup of coffee. TasteThe Secret Blendfor yourself, and start experiencing truly rich relationships."
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9781943140251
Publication Date: 
10/01/2014

The Leadership Handbook: 26 Critical Lessons Every Leader Needs

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$16.99
New York Times best-selling author and leadership expertJohn Maxwell offers practical insight into learning howto lead the person who mattersmost yourself. The path to leadership begins with a question only few of us ask: How do I lead myself? John Maxwell presents twenty-six insights, not just for those who aspire to positions of leadership but also for veteran leaders who aim to build and improve upon the steps that led them to the front of the line. Sound leadership will impact any endeavor, but sound leaders are prepared for risk and importantly, failure just as they point the way toward achievement. With application exercises and a Mentoring Moment to accompany each chapter, The Leadership Handbook presents a road map for a path many maycross but few choose to follow. A leader," counsels Maxwell, "never has to recover from a good start. "
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9781400205936
Publication Date: 
01/01/2015
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Developing The Leaders Around You

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$16.99
Why do some people achieve great personal success, yet never succeed in building a business or making an impact in their organization? John C. Maxwell knows the answer. The greatest leadership principle that I have ever learned in over twenty-five years of leadership, says Maxwell, is that those closest to the leader will determine the success level of that leader. It s not enough for a leader to have vision, energy, drive, and conviction. If you want to see your dream come to fruition, you must learn how to develop the leaders around you. Whether you re the leader of a non-profit organization, small business, or Fortune 500 company, Developing the Leaders Around You can help you to take others to the limits of their potential and your organization to a whole new level. www.DevelopingTheLeadersAroundYou.com"
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9780785281115
Publication Date: 
10/01/2005
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