21 Laws of Leadership

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Follow Them and People Will Follow You By John C. Maxwell, Maxwell Motivations, Inc.

Presented by: Marcilene Dutton EDL 635

Leadership Ability Determines a Person’s Level of Effectiveness
-the lid is right above the leader’s leadership level such that an organization can only grow up to that level

-to change the effectiveness of an organization, you need to raise the lid

The True Measure of a Leader is Influence – Nothing More, Nothing Less
-titles do not necessarily = leadership position -5 myths about leadership: 1) management and leadership are the same thing; 2) salespeople and entrepreneurs are not necessarily great leaders; 3) IQ does not equate into leadership; 4) being first isn’t the same as leading; and 5) position/rank is not leadership -Leadership is the ability to influence – nothing more, nothing less

Leadership Develops Daily, Not in a Day
-leadership is like investing in the stock market successfully -the ability to lead is a collection of skills nearly of which can be learned and improved upon over time

-example: Larry Bird became an outstanding free throw shooter by practicing 500 free throw shots each a.m. before he went to school so that when the time came he was ready

Anyone Can Steer the Ship, But it Takes a Leader to Chart the Course
-its about planning, charting the course, and the ability to look ahead to steer the team around the pitfalls and land mines -vision: “leaders see more than others see, see farther than others do, and who see before others do.” -the larger the organization, the more clearly the leader has to be able to see ahead because mid course corrections are more difficult

When the Real Leaders Speaks, People Listen
-the real leader is the one people turn to -”If you are starting a new position and you are not the leader, don’t let it bother you. The real test of leadership is not where you…...

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