The Maxwell Leadership Bible by John C. Maxwell
So why this book? The graduate school I work for The SANS Technology Institute
has an assignment on transformational leadership. I have always been a
bit worried we would run out of topics. After reading this book I worry
no longer. It turns out Mr. Maxwell has a full understanding of
leadership and uses the stories and characters in the Bible to point
them out. He also has a framework or two including qualities of leaders
and irrefutable laws of leadership.
It is a bit distracting moving from Bible text to Mr. Maxwell's call out boxes, but after a while you adapt.
I did not read the entire Bible for this review. In the old testament I
read Esther, Ezra and Nehemiah and the entire new testament. I was
mostly satisfied with his treatment of transformational leadership with
the exception of Paul's letter to the church in Rome. Mr. Maxwell tried
to be a bit of a study Bible, so both that and the leadership component
Conclusion: This was an eyeopener to me. There is a lot left to say
about transformational leadership. When I get some time I would like to
choose some very famous fiction novel and see if I can apply Mr.