Item description for Thinking for a Change: 11 Ways Highly Successful People Approach Life and Work by John Maxwell...
Overview "11 Ways Highly Successful People Approach Life and Work"
At the heart of John C. Maxwell's brilliant and inspiring book is a simple premise: To do well in life, we must first think well. But can we actually learn new mental habits? THINKING FOR A CHANGE answers that with a resounding "yes"¿and shows how changing your thinking can indeed change your life.
Drawing on the words and deeds of many of the world's greatest leaders and using interactive quizzes, this empowering book helps you assess your thinking style, guides you to new ones, and step by step teaches you the secrets of:
¿ Big-Picture Thinking-seeing the world beyond your own needs and how that leads to great ideas ¿ Focused Thinking-removing mental clutter and distractions to realize your full potential ¿ Creative Thinking-stepping out of the "box" and making breakthroughs ¿ Shared Thinking-working with others to compound results ¿ Reflective Thinking-looking at the past to gain a better understanding of the future
...and much more.
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Studio: Center Street
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.1" Width: 6.1" Height: 1.2" Weight: 1.07 lbs.
Release Date Mar 31, 2003
Publisher Warner/Faith Books
ISBN 0446529575 ISBN13 9780446529570
Availability 0 units.
More About John Maxwell
John C. Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 25 million books in fifty languages. Often called America's #1 leadership authority, Maxwell was Identified as the most popular leadership expert in the world by Inc. magazine in 2014. And he has been voted the top leadership professional six years in a row on LeadershipGurus.net. He is the founder of The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, and EQUIP, a non-profit organization that has trained more than 5 million leaders in 180 countries. Each year Maxwell speaks to Fortune500 companies, presidents of nations, and many of the world's top business leaders. He can be followed at Twitter.com/JohnCMaxwell. For more information about him visit JohnMaxwell.com.
John C. Maxwell currently resides in Atlanta, in the state of Georgia. John C. Maxwell was born in 1947.
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Insightful! Jun 22, 2005
Anyone can apply the principles in John C. Maxwell's book, in any business, in any circumstance, in any stage of life. Great thinkers have an unlimited capacity to achieve, and Maxwell tells you how to become one. While books of this nature are typically geared toward entrepreneurs or those in leadership roles, we recommend this book to any person who is committed to ongoing personal development and living life with purpose. You will benefit from learning more about the different specific thinking skills that have an impact on your daily decisions. Maxwell teaches an unusual skill: how to make conscious choices that shape your thoughts, your actions and, ultimately, your success. Think about it.
You're thinking right now...right? Apr 11, 2005
Several years ago, one of the best leaders I know, someone who managed to rise to the top of every organization he was ever in --including the one he currently works for, told me the secret to his success. "Think like a leader," he said. I've often meditated on his words. I've discovered that they are absolutely true...
In his book, Maxwell explains how you can leverage the power of your thoughts to acheive unthinkable success: He gives you all the different ways leaders think and then shows you how to do it yourself. Just like my friend said: "Think like a leader." Order this book and find out how.
You may not use all of it.... Mar 16, 2005
You may not use ALL of the ideas in this book BUT if you find just one that helps you - then it is worth the investment. I believe each one of John Maxwell's types of thinking that are identified and briefly explained could be individual books all by themselves. The thing I appreciated most about "Thinking For a Change" was that it gave me "just enough" of what I was looking for. My suggestion is to read "Thinking.. " then pick the area you most need work on and delve deeper with other resources. Reading this book, gave me one key concept on strategic thinking which I was able to immediately apply to a business issue I was trying to figure out for the last 18 months. It made the difference in how I saw the problem and gave me a tool to successfully analyze it and ultimately move through it.
Whether you are in business or not, if you are looking for a fresh idea - this book may just get you started on that path, if you let it!
One of the best books I've ever read Jan 2, 2005
This book and John Maxwell's 21 Irrefutable Laws of a Leader are 2 of my all time favorite books. They have had tremendous impact on my life and my work
not worth the money Dec 26, 2004
A mediocre, intellectually lazy piece of work that will be of moderate value to beginners. Its basic points are valuable to those who have not been exposed to this structure, but it sorely lacks depth, committment to its subject, or the information value to hold the interest of a reader of above average mental capacity.