Summary of The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

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7 Overall

9 Applicability

4 Innovation

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Frequent motivational author John C. Maxwell, a former pastor, squarely based these 21 laws of leadership on enduring values. These guidelines are meant to inspire, not innovate, as they offer techniques to make leading by principle a practical reality. Maxwell's straightforward, insightful rules are well worth the time you will spend reading them. getAbstract recommends this gem of simplicity as a game book for building stronger teams and becoming a better leader.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to use basic principles of leadership; and
  • How to build your organization.

About the Author

Consultant and former pastor John C. Maxwell writes frequently about leadership and regularly gives workshops on leadership principles. He is the author of several other books, including The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork and Winning with People.



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    Timothy Whaley 4 years ago
    I have read the book and I will use the summery as a refresher. Best basic book on solid leadership I have come across.
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    Janne Ohtonen 7 years ago
    This abstract is from the old version of the book. There is newer one available with couple of laws removed and merged. However, this is that kind of knowledge about leadership that it will probably never grow out of date. Therefore, I suggest reading this abstract and getting the newer version of the book, because if you manage to apply even some of these laws in your life, people around you will start noticing the difference! So, download it now and start learning! :)

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