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Customers Also BoughtMore About Sometimes You Win--Sometimes You Learn by John C. MaxwellOverview#1 "New York Times" bestselling author John C. Maxwell believes that any setback, whether professional or personal, can be turned into a step forward when you possess the right tools to turn a loss into a gain. Drawing on nearly fifty years of leadership experience, Dr. Maxwell provides a roadmap for winning by examining the eleven elements that constitute the DNA of learners who succeed in the face of problems, failure, and losses.
1. Humility - The Spirit of Learning
2. Reality - The Foundation of Learning
3. Responsibility - The First Step of Learning
4. Improvement - The Focus of Learning
5. Hope - The Motivation of Learning
6. Teachability - The Pathway of Learning
7. Adversity - The Catalyst of Learning
8. Problems - The Opportunities of Learning9. Bad Experiences - The Perspective for Learning10. Change - The Price of Learning
11. Maturity - The Value of Learning
Learning is not easy during down times, it takes discipline to do the right thing when something goes wrong. As John Maxwell often points out--experience isn't the best teacher; evaluated experience is.
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- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2013-11-04
- Reviewer: Staff
In this inspiring guide, prolific business author Maxwell (The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth) focuses on the universal problem of setbacks and losses, both personal and professional. He concedes that losses often leave us mentally defeated and poised for even greater problems. To combat these reactions, Maxwell draws a roadmap comprised of 11 qualities, ranging from humility, reality, and responsibility to adversity, change, maturity, and beyond. He dedicates a chapter to each quality, addressing core intellectual and emotional attributes, including powerful and memorable stories that effectively illustrate his points. Maxwell's success comes not just from the astuteness of his ideas, but also from his understanding of how readers process and ingest information. As always, Maxwell has his finger on the pulse of how we tick, how we process our failures and losses, and how we can get over them, move on, and succeed. (Oct.)