Essay on The 21 Irrefutable Laws Of Leadership

733 Words Nov 22nd, 2016 3 Pages
“The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership” by john Maxwell provide a very practical down to earth examination of the qualities which Maxwell believe are essential for a person to succeed as a leader. The book was written in 1998, and has become the one in which Mr. Maxwell has become most famous for. In it he lays twenty-one "laws" which should be used to grow and/or improve someone 's leadership abilities. In my analysis of the book I have broken up the twenty-one laws into the three major areas that are overarching elements of the book, and while a few of the laws may overlap which areas they cover they are all interconnected. These three elements that are represented are self, team, and intangibles. First, is the area of self. In “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership”, is primarily a "self-improvement " book thus many laws for instance The Law of the Lid and The Law of Process deal will the internal qualities that make a person a leader. In the chapter dealing with the law of solid ground Maxwell states "trust is the foundation of leadership " (61) with this law Maxwell encourages leaders to be of strong character and competent in their field. Maxwell’s point to the individual is that one must continue you to grow and expand themselves in a multitude of ways. Maxwell takes a very practical look at what person can do to increase their leadership abilities, but he also delves into the deeper problems and solutions of a person seeking to become a better leader.…

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