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  • The Leader's Greatest Return

  • Attracting, Developing, and Multiplying Leaders
  • By: John C. Maxwell
  • Narrated by: John C. Maxwell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (13 ratings)

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By: John C. Maxwell
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Summary

Dive into a masterclass with world-renowned leadership expert and best-selling author 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 all of its leaders.

In the last 25 years, New York Times best-selling 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 The Leader’s Greatest Return, Maxwell takes the listener 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. After reading this book, 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 Seven 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 hear.

©2020 John C. Maxwell (P)2020 HarperCollins Leadership

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"Rachel and I are living examples of John's belief in the compounding value of developing leaders. By sitting at John's leadership development table, we've been able to expand our own organization by developing the leaders who will carry The Hollis Co. forward." (Dave Hollis, CEO, The Hollis Co. and author of Get Out of Your Own Way)  

"John Maxwell hits the nail on the head in The Leader's Greatest Return. Much of our long-term success at Paychex has stemmed from our ability to attract, hire, and develop great leaders. I highly recommend this book for leaders seeking to develop this essential characteristic in their own organization." (Thomas Golisano, founder and chairman of the board, Paychex, Inc.)

"Highly recommended! In my experience, the ability to identify and develop leaders is a critical trait to any high-performing business. John Maxwell skillfully lays the groundwork on how to create a virtuous cycle where leaders are developed and then encouraged to foster new leaders." (Joel Peterson, chairman of JetBlue Airways) 

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  • Travis Marshall IV
  • 28-06-21

It’s not a small thing for me to say…

This is my favorite of all of John’s books! It’s like the culmination of an era & experience peaking into the next era… beautiful.

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  • Andrea
  • 16-03-21

Leadership isn't easy but oh the returns!!

I enjoy hearing John speak and listening to this timely in my leadership journey.

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  • Melanie Y Hill
  • 12-10-22

John's best book

I this is John's best book. If you can learn to master what is in this book you will take your leadership to new heights.

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  • Moteb AdDawood
  • 10-06-22

Finally meeting your idol

Can't describe my feelings when I knew it's John who would narrate this book. It is like meeting someone you admire for so many years. I will listen to this over and over again.

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  • Samuel Noel
  • 30-08-21

Amazing

I would highly recommend to any leader or aspiring leader. Slow down, take every word in and let it grow you.

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  • Jeffrey Nelsen
  • 22-05-21

So helpful

Having read many of John’s books, I would say this one is as valuable to me as The 21 Irrefutable Laws Of Leadership has been; perhaps even more so. And the audio version provides additional insights from John that made it even more valuable. So practical and wise!

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  • Marguerite Bainbridge
  • 10-02-20

follow Johns words and become the absolute best

looking to listen again and again. there is so much to receive from every word.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 01-02-23

This Book Will Change Your Life!

Absolutely LOVE John’s genuine heart to help people! The last chapter on the compound effect is my favorite as I pray for the privilege to help as many people as possible before I graduate to heaven!

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  • Rebekah
  • 19-01-23

Fantastic

Really loved this book. Lots of eye opening things when it comes to leadership, lots of things to think about, and lots of things to work on. I recommend.

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  • Pete Mask
  • 14-01-23

Love all, John Maxwell, leadership books!

This audiobook is relatable. Easy to listen to, and has a ton of golden nuggets! Be sure to listen with a notepad and pen, if possible to take down many of John’s principles, steps, and easy to remember catchphrases. Hope you enjoy the book as much as I did!