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Maxwell Leadership Podcast: Start with Yourself

February 22, 2023
Maxwell Leadership Podcast: Start with Yourself

When it comes to life and leadership, one of the wisest pieces of advice comes from John Maxwell: “You have to start with yourself.” At first glance, this idea might seem counterintuitive. We often associate growth and progress with working on our relationships, our career, or our finances. However, John says that these achievements are all rooted in intentionally developing ourselves. Afterall, we cannot give what we do not have. John teaches that success begins with understanding ourselves and knowing our purpose, vision, and values. We must become the kind of person who can fulfill those ambitions and bring them to reality.

So, in this week’s episode, John Maxwell shares some simple and timeless truths about why we need to start with ourselves. Then, Mark Cole and Traci Morrow discuss John’s lesson, how they’re applying it to their own life and leadership, and why starting with yourself can even build resilience during the toughest leadership seasons.

Our BONUS resource for this episode is the “Start with Yourself Worksheet,” which includes fill-in-the-blank notes from John’s teaching. You can download the worksheet by clicking “Download the Bonus Resource” below.

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1 thought on "Maxwell Leadership Podcast: Start with Yourself"

  • Michael A Butera says: February 22, 2023 at 9:47 am

    Excellent advice. I like the “start with yourself,” Never settle! Focus on your own growth! It is so simple and so important.

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