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The Leader's Greatest (Part 2)

Maxwell Leadership Podcast

Release Date: 07/14/2021

Essentials of Opportunity show art Essentials of Opportunity

Maxwell Leadership Podcast

Today we’re talking about the Essentials of Opportunity. As leaders, we’re all looking for the next opportunity. But, how skilled are you at finding new opportunities? Sometimes it’s easier to find what you’re looking for when you have a clear picture of it, and today that is exactly what John Maxwell is delivering. Today, John shares 9 observations about the nature of opportunity, then Mark Cole and Chris Goede join to discuss John’s lesson and offer application for you to apply these principles and become a master at finding new opportunities. Our BONUS resource for this episode is...

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John Maxwell says, “What we appreciate appreciates, and what we depreciate depreciates.” That’s why this week we’re talking about one of the most important components of leadership––gratitude. Gratitude helps leaders by eliminating self-sabotaging traits and providing a greater perspective.   After John’s lesson, Mark Cole and Traci Morrow come back to offer some application and share how they are applying John’s teaching to their own lives and leadership.  Our BONUS resource for this episode is the “Leading with Gratitude Worksheet,” which includes...

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Episode 200! Celebrating the Past, Present, and Future show art Episode 200! Celebrating the Past, Present, and Future

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That’s right! It’s the 200th episode of the Maxwell Leadership Podcast! And, what a journey it has been. This week, John Maxwell and Mark Cole celebrate the big 2-0-0 by looking back on all that has happened between Episode 1 and Episode 200. One thing is for sure––this podcast would not be what it is today without you! On behalf of our whole team, thank you to all the leaders who listen to this podcast and make it what it is today! Thank you for listening, sharing, liking, commenting, and reviewing. But most of all, thank you for being a growing leader who applies these principles to...

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Building a Diverse Team (Part 2) show art Building a Diverse Team (Part 2)

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This week we are finishing our series on Building a Diverse Team. Last week, John talked about common barriers that get in the way of building a diverse team. This week, John teaches on the benefits of building a diverse team. There are so many leaders who would rather build a team of people who look, think, and act like themselves. But, building a diverse team will always take you further, make you better, and increase your reach. After John’s lesson, Mark Cole and Chris Goede explore John’s teaching together and offer some ways you can apply it to your own leadership. They also discuss...

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Building a Diverse Team (Part 1) show art Building a Diverse Team (Part 1)

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Do you ever have trouble gaining the right perspective in your business, your leadership, or your life? When you possess an accurate perspective, you can more easily identify key problems and, more importantly, identify key solutions in your leadership. But perspective isn’t gained alone. You need people on your team who think, look, and act differently than you do. You need diversity on your team. This week on the Maxwell Leadership Podcast, we begin a new series on building a diverse team. That’s because diversity is an asset to any leader that wants to create powerful, positive change...

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Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life show art Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life

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Leaders, if you’re looking to lead powerful, positive change in yourself or your organization, it can be hard to know where to start. John Maxwell says that everything begins with a thought, which is why leaders need to examine their thinking. What you think determines what you do and who you are. In this episode, John Maxwell teaches how changing your thinking can change your life. After John’s lesson, Mark Cole and Traci Morrow discuss how they implement John’s principles into their own life, and they also offer you some real-world application. Our BONUS resource for this episode is...

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Why John Wooden's Team Won (Part 2) show art Why John Wooden's Team Won (Part 2)

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This week, we are beyond excited to continue our March Madness series on Coach John Wooden. Mark Cole is once again joined by our special guest, Don Yaeger, who is back to share what he gleaned from his mentorship with Coach Wooden. For those who don’t know, Don is the author of more than 35 books, eleven of which have become New York Times Best-sellers. He has written books with NFL icons like Walter Payton, Warrick Dunn, Michael Oher, and even John Wooden himself! He is a dear friend of the Maxwell Leadership Podcast and of John Maxwell, so we are extremely happy to have Don back for our...

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Why John Wooden's Team Won (Part 1) show art Why John Wooden's Team Won (Part 1)

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As many of our U.S. listeners may know, we are in the middle of the famed March Madness college basketball tournament, where some of the best college athletes and coaches have marked their place in sports history. This week we begin a two-part series in which we celebrate one of the greatest college basketball coaches of all time, John Wooden, who was a friend and mentor of John Maxwell as well as today’s guest co-host, Don Yaeger. If that name sounds familiar to you, that’s because we’ve had Don on the podcast before. Don is the author of more than 35 books, eleven of which have become...

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Players Vs. Pretenders (Part 2) show art Players Vs. Pretenders (Part 2)

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This week, we are continuing with part two of our series on Players vs. Pretenders. In this lesson, John talks about integrity, making hard choices, and finishing strong. You definitely don’t want to miss this lesson! For the application portion of this episode, Mark Cole and Traci Morrow dive into how they apply John’s principles in their own leadership, and they offer some application to help you take this lesson and make it a reality in your own life. Our BONUS resource for this series is the “Players vs. Pretenders Worksheet,” which includes fill-in-the-blank notes from John’s...

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Players Vs. Pretenders (Part 1) show art Players Vs. Pretenders (Part 1)

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Let me ask you a question: are you a player, or are you a pretender? Sometimes it can be harder to see the difference in ourselves than it is to see it others. So, today we begin a series in which John Maxwell teaches the difference between players and pretenders and how the world needs more leaders who will lead authentically and add value to their people. For the application portion of the episode, Mark Cole and Traci Morrow will be back to deep dive into John’s lesson and offer some application for you to apply this to your own life and leadership! They also have a special offer just for...

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Last week on the podcast, John shared the first five of the greatest things that can happen to a leader, and Mark Cole sat down with Jason Brooks for a deep dive into two of John’s points. The conversation was not only robust, it was practical and insightful for anyone leading in this current culture.

This week, John returns with his next five thoughts on the leader’s greatest, and they are can’t-miss wisdom that will accelerate your leadership. And once again, Mark Cole will be joined by Jason Brooks to break down one or two specific points as well as how and why they will impact your leadership today.

As usual, you’ll definitely want to keep up with John’s teaching notes, which is why our BONUS resource for this series is the Leader’s Greatest Worksheet, which includes fill-in-the-blank notes from John’s teaching. You can download the worksheet by visiting MaxwellPodcast.com/LeadersGreatest and clicking “Download the Bonus Resource.” That’s LeadersGreatest—no apostrophe!

So grab a pen, grab a seat, and get ready to spend the next half hour on the edge of it as John shares the next five observations from his talk on “The Leader’s Greatest.”

References:

Developing the Leader Within You 2.0 by John C. Maxwell

Leadershift by John C. Maxwell

Change Your World by John C. Maxwell

ChangeYourWorld.com

15 Invaluable Laws of Growth by John C. Maxwell

5 Levels of Leadership by John C. Maxwell

The John Maxwell Online Store