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Book Review: The Leader’s Greatest Return Author: John C. Maxwell

Dive into a masterclass with world-renowned leadership expert John C. Maxwell as he shares the most important lessons he’s learned about the leadership development process over the last quarter century.

What is the greatest return on a leader’s time? After leaders have invested in their own leadership growth, what is the best way to accomplish their vision and grow their organizations? Develop other leaders! The more leaders an organization has and the better equipped they are to lead, the more successful the organization and its leaders.

In the last twenty-five years, New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell has grown from equipping a handful of leaders in one organization to developing millions of business, government, and nonprofit leaders in every country around the world. In this book, Maxwell takes the reader step-by-step through the process of identifying, attracting, empowering, and positioning leaders to create a culture capable of then reproducing and compounding the value of its leaders.

In The Leader’s Greatest Return, you will be instructed on:

  • The Leadership Table - Create a place where people not yet leading at your level can come, be welcomed and try on leadership.

  • The 7 Motivators - Review the seven motivators and discover what motivates each person and then lead him or her accordingly.

  • Team Success - Use the 10-80-10 method to set people up for success and empower them to perform at a high level.

  • Who to Grow as a Leader - Love and value everyone but use the Pareto principle to choose who to grow as a?leader.

This is where leaders really experience the compounding value of developing leaders and go to the highest levels of leadership themselves. The Leader’s Greatest Return is perfect for anyone who wants to take the next step in their leadership, build their organization or team today, and create their legacy for tomorrow needs to read.

Reviewed by:

Cerita Nagy

Tell us a bit about yourself:

I am a child of God, a wife, mother, grandmother, and an entrepreneur for the past 20+ years. I am the founder of Confident Women in Business, a forum, and ministry designed to inspire, support, and encourage women in business who love God, to be Kingdom Change Makers in the marketplace, to align their businesses with their faith, and to be the best versions of what God intended them to be!

Name of Book:

The Leader’s Greatest Return


John C. Maxwell

What drew you to read this book?:

I want to grow, learn, improve myself, and add value to others in my role as a leader, and business owner.

What impact did this book have on your life?:

I love people and I love to see them grow and excel. This book made me realize again how important it is to develop leaders, the next generation, and those in our close circles. Also, how rewarding it is for you as a leader, when you are impacting and investing in their journeys.

In a paragraph, what is the main point of the book?:

John C. Maxwell shares important lessons on how to identify potential leaders, and how to mentor and encourage these leaders, for them to develop other leaders. He also shares the importance and how leaders and business owners, will develop the skills and tools to enable them to create an environment for growth and development, mentor others, and leave a lasting legacy.

Who would benefit from reading this book?:

Leaders & business owners building businesses or teams, or if you are passionate about leaving a legacy in your sphere of influence.

Star Rating?:

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Published by Thomas Nelson and distributed by Struik Christian Media.

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