Book Spotlight: ‘Leadershift’ by John Maxwell

When I surveyed readers of A Deliberate Life, one of the themes you said you most enjoyed was content was around ideas and reading, and my annual ‘Top 10 Reads’ posts are consistently among the most popular, so I thought I’d start featuring particular books I’m reading. I’d love to hear if there are particular books from former lists that you’d like to see featured!

I’m kicking off today with a book I just finished – the most recent release from leadership guru and prolific author, John Maxwell.

Book

Leadershift: 11 Essential Changes Every Leader Must Embrace

by John Maxwell

Released 2019

10 Quotes for International Women’s Day

According to the UN, International Women’s Day “is a day to reflect on how far we have come and how far we still have to go to truly achieve gender equality.” I believe it is a great reminder that, today and every day, we are strongest when every member of our community is free to make their greatest contribution.

International Women's Day

Showing Up For Life

I went to a wake recently. I didn’t know the deceased, but she was loved by someone I love.

people

It’s all really just people, in the end, isn’t it? The people you impact up close through your relationships, and the people you impact either directly or indirectly through your vocation.

It’s all people, and their lives that we’re either adding to or detracting from.

It’s all people, which seems simple when you boil it down to that. Except that it’s all people, which means it’s not simple at all. None of it.

Say Yes to Your Goals

We’re a few weeks into January. It’s that point where you’ve probably already encountered a few hurdles to the goals you set yourself at the start of the year.

full focus planner Michael Hyatt

 

Don’t beat yourself up. Life will throw an excess of demands and distractions at us as we pursue our goals. We must relentlessly say ‘Yes’ to our goals if we are to hope to be able to say ’No’ to everything that isn’t of equal importance.

To do that, we need a way to ensure that even when things get (sometimes unavoidably) in the way or we drift off track, our goals, and the larger purpose driving them, never slip too far from our attention.

A tool I have found incredibly helpful in equipping me to do just that is the Full Focus Planner from Michael Hyatt. That’s why I want to give you the chance to win one!

Here are three simple ways anyone can keep saying ‘Yes’ to their goals, and how the Full Focus Planner helps me do that –