Be a People Person Effective Leadership Through Effective Relationships

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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-10-01
  • Publisher: David C. Cook
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Whether in the office, church, neighbourhood, or elsewhere, interpersonal relationships can make or break a leader. That's why it's so important to be a "people person" and develop skills in tapping that most precious of all resources: people. In his powerful book, Be a People Person, America's leadership expert John Maxwell equips readers to bring out the best in others and that's what effective leadership is all about. Features and Benefits Well Known Author: John Maxwell's name is synonymous with the best in resources for leadership development and successful living. Persuasive Approach: In an easy-going, conversational style, Maxwell explains why building positive relationships is so important to leadership effectiveness, and provides tools and resources needed to build or improve those relationships. Vital Issue: Successful leadership is a hot topic and readers are always seeking advice about it... and they know John Maxwell will provide what they need.

Author Biography

John C. Maxwell is an internationally respected leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold more than 18 million books. Dr. Maxwell is the founder of EQUIP, a non-profit organization that has trained more than 5 million leaders in 126 countries worldwide. Each year he speaks to the leaders of diverse organizations, such as Fortune 500 companies, foreign governments, the National Football League, the United States Military Academy at West Point, and the United Nations.  A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Week best-selling author, Maxwell has written three books that have sold more than a million copies: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, Developing the Leader Within You, and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader. His blog can be read at JohnMaxwellOnLeadership.com.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 7
Forewordp. 9
What Draws Me to Peoples: Understanding the qualities you enjoy in othersp. 11
What Draws Others to Me?: Understanding what people like about you and whyp. 31
How to be Confident with People: Learning to feel comfortable with othersp. 45
Becoming a Person People Want to Follow: Developing the qualities of an effective leaderp. 63
Motivating People for Their Benefit: Developing the art of drawing out the best in peoplep. 81
How to be a Person People Respect: Understanding the value of your characterp. 99
You can be an Encourager: Using your skills to inspire others to excellencep. 117
Loving Difficult People: Understanding and helping difficult personalitiesp. 127
How to be a Person Who can Handle Criticism: Learning to use confrontation as an opportunity to growp. 143
Being a Person People Trust: Building integrity into your relationshipsp. 161
Developing a Winning Team: Learning how to help others become successfulp. 173
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