Maxwell Leadership Blog

  • by Valorie Burton
    Several years ago, as I was mulling over a decision that had been weighing heavily on me, I stumbled across a scripture I’d seen many times. But for some reason, on this occasion, the words took on new meaning that day: “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give […]
  • by Maxwell Leadership
    “Procrastinators of the world unite!… Tomorrow.” This pithy saying appears on novelty t-shirts all across the internet. But behind the joke, it hints at a major habit haunting millions of adults today – the habit of putting off until tomorrow, or the next day, or someday soon, what can be done today. From the Latin […]
  • by John C. Maxwell
    A few years ago, I was considering a crazy idea. I was thinking about retirement. I was in my late sixties, and things were going well. It was the right time for my team and myself to think about the future and what it was going to look like. As we talked, it seemed like […]
  • by Tammy Grabowski
    In leadership, change is not merely a frequent occurrence but the singular constant that shapes the very fabric of operations and strategies. According to a study by McKinsey, 70% of change efforts fail to achieve their goals due to various factors, including resistance from employees and ineffective leadership. This highlights the critical role of executive […]
  • by Maxwell Leadership
    In his 5-decade career studying the achievement of personal goals, social psychologist Dr. David McClelland came to a shocking conclusion: as much as 95% of your success or failure in life depends on the people you regularly spend time with. The leadership development community places a high value on personal responsibility: the only one responsible […]
  • by Mark Cole
    Is any leader really comfortable being known as a beginner? I don’t think so. I’ve observed that most leaders have a natural desire to become an expert. But this doesn’t always lead to success in leadership—as John Wooden said, “It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” To continually grow and learn, […]
  • by Maxwell Leadership
    In December 2018, LinkedIn Learning leveraged the power of their Economic Graph to determine the most important soft skill in the working world. And more than growth, more than communication, more than efficiency, do you know what came out on top? One billion members, millions of companies, all pointing to one conclusion: creativity – solving […]
  • by Valorie Burton
    It is true that some people are born happier. About half of your happiness is genetic, attributable to your personality and temperament. But the great news is that only about 10% is circumstances. The rest is about the intentional choices that you make every single day. There are some habits that happy people have in […]
  • by Tammy Grabowski
    In the ever-evolving world of business, change is inevitable. As a leader, the ability to navigate and drive change is a critical skill. However, what if the entire team could be coached to embrace change and become change agents themselves? In this blog, we’ll explore the concept of coaching a team to become change agents […]
  • by Maxwell Leadership
    In January 1996, Bill Gates wrote an essay about the future of the Internet. The title of his piece was “Content is King.” He believed the fledgling online world of the 90’s and 00’s would take a path similar to the one that broadcast media had up to that point, where the people who created […]
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