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John C. Maxwell
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21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

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Leadership ability is the lid that determines a person’s level of effectiveness.

Your leadership ability will determine the impact that you have on an organization.

The lower your ability to lead, the lower the lid on your potential.

#1 The Law of the Lid
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#2 The Law of Influence PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! Management is part of being a leader. If no one is following. just because you can manage something well does not mean you can lead. .The power to influence lies in the ability to get people to participate. you are not a leader.

#3 The Law of Process PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! .

#4 The Law of Navigation PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! .” Good navigators count the cost before making commitments for themselves and others. but it takes a leader to chart the course.“Anyone can steer the ship.

When Real Leaders Speak People Listen How to see the way a person became a leader: Who they are? Who they know? What they know? What they feel? Where they’ve been? Past successes What they can do? #5 The Law of E.F. Hutton PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! .

it’s the foundation of leadership To build trust a leader must show Three qualities: Competence Connection character #6 The Law of Solid Ground PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! .Good character builds trust.

they will not respect you nor want to follow you. If people do not have trust in you as a leader.People naturally follow leaders who are stronger than themselves. #7 The Law of Respect PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! .

No one starts at the same place. #8 The Law of Intuition PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! . Leaders see everything with leadership bias. and as a result they instinctively know what to do.Leadership intuition separates the greatest leaders from the ones who are merely good. Everyone is capable of developing a degree of leadership intuition.

3 Major Intuition Levels PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! . Those who are nurtured to see it. Those who will never see it.Those who naturally see it.

thus the saying “Birds of a feather flock together.Who you are is who you will attract.” #9 The Law of Attitud e • Gener ation • Backgr ound • Values • Life experi ence • Leader ship ability Magnetism Yo u will pro ba bly fin d tha t yo u an d the pe opl e wh o foll ow yo • PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! .

• • • • #10 The Law of Connection PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! . • • Six keys to connection: Personal authenticity Relationship Approachability Mutual respect Belief in people Meaning and depth The stronger the relationship and connection between individuals. the more likely the follower will want to help the leader.True leaders touch a heart before they ask for a hand.

Look for the greatness in the group and form alliances with the stronger members. • • • • • Potential value: Those who raise up themselves Positive value: Those who raise morale Personal value: Those who raise up the leader Production value: Those who raise up others Proven value: Those who raise up people who raise up other people #11 The Law of the Inner Circle PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! .5 types of people you should bring to your inner circle are: A leader’s potential is determined by those closest to him.

If a leader is able to give power away.Only secure leaders give power to others. “I believe the greatest things happen only when you give others the credit. That’s the Law of Empowerment in action. Maxwell said. #12 The Law of Empowerment PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! Only empowered people can reach their full potential. the organization will become more powerful.” .

See the big picture It takes a leader to help others become leaders. Create an “eagle” environme nt Leaders who develop other leaders are able to: Attract potential leaders Powered #13 The Law of ReproductionProSlides!by Powered By ProSlides! Presentations .

People follow worthy leaders who promote worthwhile causes. The leader and the vision always go together. The two can not be separated. A leader must get his/her people to buy into them first if the vision has any chance of becoming a reality. #14 The Law of Buy-In PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! .

 Leaders find a way for the team to 3 Components to win. Achieve Victory: • • • Unity of Vision Diversity of Skills Leader that is dedicated to victory and to raising players to their potential #15 The Law of Victory PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! .

not what you can’t #16 THE LAW OF THE BIG MO Celebrate victories no matter how small “If you can’t take some heat.Developing momentum = creating forward progress Concentrate on what you can do.” PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! . get out of the kitchen.

return. reward John Wooden #17 THE LAW OF PRIORITIES PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! .Importance of organization Activity versus accomplishment The Pareto Principle The 3 R’s-required.

you lose the right to think about yourself.” (Gerald Brooks) #18 THE LAW OF SACRIFICE PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! .You have to give up to go up The true nature of leadership is sacrifice “When you become a leader.

When to lead is just as important as what to do and where to go Only the right action at the right time will bring success #19 THE LAW OF TIMING by Powered ProSlides! Powered By ProSlides! Presentations .

followers math The ability to develop the RIGHT leaders Leaders who develop leaders vs. leaders who develop followers (First Break All the Rules) #20 THE LAW OF EXPLOSIVE Powered by GROWTH ProSlides! Powered By ProSlides! Presentations .Leaders math vs.

#21 THE A lead er’s lasti ng valu e is mea sure d by suc cess ion A tea m of goo d lea der s is nee ded in ord er to LAW suc cee d De vel op you r suc ces sor Kn ow wh en to wal k aw ay OF LEGACY PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! .

Personnel determines the potential of the organization Relationships determine the morale of the organization Structure determines the direction of the organization Vision determines the direction of the organization Leadership determines the success of the organization Review PoweredBy ProSlides! Powered by Presentations ProSlides! .

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