Item description for Attitude 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know (Maxwell 101) by John Maxwell ...
Overview Explains how one's disposition is a key factor in his or her leadership capabilities, identifying the factors that shape a person's attitude while offering advice on how to overcome common obstacles.
Attitude can make or break you and the people you lead.
Good attitudes on a team do not guarantee its success, but bad attitudes guarantee its ruin. So says "New York Times" best-selling author and leadership expert John C. Maxwell in this highly practical primer, "Attitude 101." Anyone who has tried to lead people with bad attitudes knows the frustration it can bring.
With this concise and reader-friendly guidebook, you can master attitude issues. Learn to:
Recognize how individuals' attitudes impact their performance
Pinpoint problem feelings, behaviors, and thinking in yourself and others
Identify six common attitude problems that undermine teamwork
Discover the secret to changing a bad attitude
Create new definititons of failure and success that will improve performance
Adopt the attitude that helps a leader keep going to the next level
Attitude is contagious
You want to make sure your team is catching the right one
Citations And Professional Reviews Attitude 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know (Maxwell 101) by John Maxwell has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Library Journal - 01/15/2003
Publishers Weekly - 01/15/2003
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.66" Width: 4.8" Height: 0.51" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Jan 3, 2003
Publisher Thomas Nelson
Series Maxwell 101
ISBN 0785263500 ISBN13 9780785263500 UPC 020049024140
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More About John Maxwell
John C. Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 24 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 Fortune 500 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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Reviews - What do customers think about Attitude 101?
Pretty good read! Sep 10, 2006
I am glad I read this book - it doesn't tell you things you didn't know (At least not to me) but it puts it in such a light that it really has a more permanent impact. The writing style is easy to read, and almost rhytmic & poetic. It's a quick read, a good read for emerging leaders, or for anyone who wants to better understand true secrets to success......I recommend it if you come across it!
Attitude determines Altitude Mar 24, 2004
This is a great book. I am a big Maxwell fan, and I loved reading this book. It is a compilation of chapters from some of Maxwell's other bestsellers. This book serves as a great reminder of how important our attitude is in every area of life.
90% attitude and 10% situation! Nov 29, 2003
There is NOTHING more important than attitude when it comes to success in leadership! No, I mean it. In general this is just an all around true point: success is 90% attitude and 10% situation. How you deal with things as a leader has a profound impact on those around you and once again, John has produced a wonderful work that conveys all kinds of fantastic points that will help you develop and grow as a leader. I highly recommend it.
I give it 5 because it serves a good purpose. Sep 11, 2003
It's a good book to read, I love it. Attitude is very important in life and I think its important that people around us understand it. I have friends who need to read this, because of their negative attitude; it's hard to be around them.
Great price, and I'm thinking to buy one for some of my friends so they can understand the importance of an attitude. There can be written something more deeper on a subject. But I think this book serves a purpose. Getting people to notice their attitude. Its nice and short, easy to read. Buy it for your house, have your family read it. But it for your friends with a wrong attitude. Hes very to the point, uses stories to further illustrate his points. Easily understood and he doesn't make you read through some endless junk writers sometimes use to fill in the pages.
Attitude 101 is more than a basic beginner's course Aug 23, 2003
I actually picked up this book at a college orientation meeting, free of charge, through a random selection of people. I picked it out in only a split-second of time, thinking it might help me in my pursuit of being a childhood psychologist. Boy, I received more than I expected.
This little book is gold! I was surprised by Maxwell's Christian world-view, uncompromised, yet I feel he was able to reflect successfully to a secular audience (I, too, am a Christian). He makes the occassional references to scripture, uses a lot of quotes and stories, and provides his own insights on attitude. His basic premise is that attitude is everything and infiltrates into every area of our lives. Having been diagnosed with "clinical depression", I found his words encouraging and feel elated when I know that a matter of my success in life has a lot to do with attitude and how I handle adversity. In fact, Maxwell gives a very interesting maxim which I would like to make a part of my arsenal: "To go up, you have to give up." These may be hard words for someone who's not ready, but I guarantee you, after reading his book, you will agree just as I do. This book makes it clear that success is knowing your purpose and growing to your potential. This book is easily five stars. I look forward to more of his work, both in this series and any other forthcoming and previous works.