THE 21 IRREFUTABLE LAWS OF LEADERSHIP - AUTHORED BY JOHN C. MAXWELL

 Chapter 3 is on the Law of Process explaining that Leadership develops daily, not in a day. In other words it requires practice by a person.

Chapter 4 is on the Law of Navigation; explaining the skills and potentials of a leader.

Chapter 5 is on the Law of Addition; pointing out that leaders add value by serving others. 21laws

Also chapter 6 is on the Law of Solid Ground pointing out that trust is the foundation of leadership.

Chapter 7 was on the Law of Respect stating that when people respect you as a person, they admire you. When they respect you as a friend, they love you. When they respect you as a leader, they follow you.

Chapter 8 is on the Law of Intuition; which is a propelling force in demonstrating leadership potentials and skills in one.

Chapter 9 is on the Law of Magnetism leading to who you are, is who you attract in life.

Chapter 10; The Law of Connection, pointing out that to connect with people in a group, you must relate to them as individuals.

Chapter 11; the Law of the Inner Circle. This demonstrates that a leader’s potential is determined by those closest to him.

In chapter 12, John C. Maxwell identified the Law of Empowerment which explains that leading well is not about enriching yourself – its about empowering others.

The Law 13 is on the Law of the Picture. Thus leadership opined that people do what people see, hence wrong picture of leadership cannot produce positive leadership.

The 14th Law is the Law of Buy-In; here he writes that people buy into the leader, than the vision when it comes into the issue of leadership.

Furthermore, in chapter 15 he stated the Law of Victory, in that leaders find a way for the team to win in spite of difficulties.

In chapter 16, he identified, the Law of the Big MO (Momentum). He sees Momentum as a leader’s best friend, and that momentum is the only thing that makes the difference between losing and wining.

The 17th law is the law of Priorities. This law is related to the power of being focused towards a task. In addition to the above, is the ability of a leader to be disciplined towards prioritizing his works since that activity does not necessarily mean accomplishment.

The 18th law is the Law of Sacrifice. No leader succeeds without giving up something. In fact the heart of good leadership is sacrifice. A leader must give up or sacrifice before he grows fellowship.

Chapter 19 is on the Law of Timing helps what to do and where to lead as well as what to do and where to go. Thus if a leader repeatedly shows poor judgment, even in little things, people start to think that having him as a leader is a mistake.

Chapter 20 is on the law of Explosive Growth; which includes the power of developing others leading to developing a team and an organization causing to achieve explosive growth. Training more leaders across the globe is the secret of the Law of Explosive Growth.

The Chapter 21 which states the law of Legacy. Even leader must leave a legacy. A leader’s lasting value is measured by succession. What will people say about you after departing to the great beyond is also a measure of the law of legacy; when leadership quality of a person is looked at. Every leader should strive to add value to people.

This book: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership is indeed a book that would drive the values of leadership in a person.

Reviewed by James Okere, author, motivational speaker
and Social Entrepreneur
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