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       John C. Maxwell
       1947-
      
       John C. Maxwell (born 1947) is an evangelical Christian author, speaker, and pastor who has written more than 50 books, primarily focusing on leadership.
      
       His organizations have trained 2 million leaders worldwide. Every year he speaks to Fortune 500 companies, international government leaders, and audiences as diverse as the United States Military Academy at West Point, the National Football League, and ambassadors at the United Nations.
      
       John C. Maxwell was born in Garden City, Michigan. His father, Melvin, was a minister in a local Wesleyan church. Maxwell followed his father into the ministry, completing a Bachelor's degree at Ohio Christian University in 1969, a Master of Divinity degree at Azusa Pacific University, and a Doctor of Ministry degree at Fuller Theological Seminary. Maxwell has received five honorary doctorates of divinity (including ones from the California Graduate School of Theology and Liberty University).


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Good executives never put off until tomorrow what they can get someone else to do today.

    Topics: Achievement, Humorous

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

    Topics: Character, Attitude, Choices

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

    Topics: Contentment, Perseverance

The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.

    Topics: Fear

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

    Topics: Humility, Stubbornness

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.

    Topics: Humility, Attitude, Responsibility

Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up.

    Topics: Humorous, Life

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

    Topics: Leadership, Examples

Educators take something simple and make it complicated. Communicators take something complicated and make it simple.

    Topics: Leadership

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

    Topics: Leadership

Leadership is influence.

    Topics: Leadership

People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.

    Topics: Leadership, Examples, Vision

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