Author of The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, John C. Maxwell is considered the foremost expert on leadership.

These laws carry consequences with them.  Apply the laws and people will follow you. Violate or ignore them, and you will not be able to lead others.  The good news is that every one of the 21 laws of leadership can be learned.”
– John C. Maxwell

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

  1. Leadership Ability Determines a Person’s Level of Effectiveness
  2. The True Measure of Leadership is Influence – Nothing More, Nothing Less
  3. Leadership Develops Daily, Not in a Day
  4. Anyone Can Steer the Ship, But It Takes a Leader to Chart the Course
  5. When the Real Leader Speaks, People Listen
  6. Trust Is the Foundation of Leadership
  7. People Naturally Follow Leaders Stronger Than Themselves
  8. Leaders Evaluate Everything with a Leadership Bias
  9. Who You Are Is Who You Attract
  10. Leaders Touch a Heart Before They Ask for a Hand
  11. A Leader’s Potential Is Determined by Those Closest to Them
  12. Only Secure Leaders Give Power to Others
  13. It Takes a Leader to Raise Up a Leader
  14. People Buy Into the Leader, Then the Vision
  15. Leaders Find a Way for the Team to Win
  16. Momentum Is a Leader’s Best Friend
  17. Leaders Understand That Activity Is Not Necessarily Accomplishment
  18. A Leader Must Give Up to Go Up
  19. When to Lead Is As Important As What to Do and Where to Go
  20. To Add Growth, Lead Followers – To Multiply, Lead Leaders
  21. A Leader’s Lasting Value Is Measured by Succession

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The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John C. Maxwell

Everything rises and falls on leadership.”
– John C. Maxwell

Bad Leadership:

  • People talk bad about the leader
  • Followers disagree with their decisions
  • Leader has no respect for self or others
  • Followers don’t respect the leader
  • Their way or the highway

Great Leadership:

  • They give respect to others and self
  • Leaders gracefully receive respect
  • They’re easy to approach
  • Open to feedback and suggestions

What qualities do you see with the leaders in your life?

Are you happy with that?

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