RICH WORDS –  Quotes by John C. Maxwell

RICH WORDS –  Quotes by John C. Maxwell

Last week’s motivational quotes with my interpretation through the lens of fitness.  Text “RESULTS” to 55469 to subscribe. 

Quotes by John C. Maxwell an evangelical Christian author, speaker, and pastor who has written more than 60 books, primarily focusing on leadership.

“Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.”

You have more control over your life than you think.  Everyday you make choices and react to your environment and what you choose to do makes you different than anyone else.  Understand this and take back control of your life!

“A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.” 

The longer you take to admit a mistake the longer it will be until you can put it behind and move forward.  You might as well learn from it by correcting and ensuring it does not happen again. Like when you put you hand on the stove as a child, had you kept putting you hand on the hot stove you’d have a very burnt hand. Mistakes can be embarrassing or uncomfortable even more so the longer you take to admit them, but that’s the way it is, learn from it and move on.

“Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.” We all know the world is continuously changing, why not change with it and learn how to make change benefit your life.  Who wants to be the same person their whole lives?

“Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.”
Your title means nothing unless people listen and do what you intend.  Always remember that humans are emotional and leaders first seek to understand, then to be understood.  Lead with love not fear. 

“We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are.” You may have an idea of what you want to become one day.  If that’s the case then you must develop your mind and sharpen you skills.  If you want to become, that means you are not there yet so something must change.  Lead your own growth