The third law of The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership is the Law of Process. The author, John Maxwell says, “Leadership develops daily, not in a day.” Many times we feel like we must develop and develop quickly. But there is something empowering about realizing that this is a journey that allows us to continue to develop over time. In fact, there is a direct relationship between growth and leadership. Leaders are learners and their learning and growth is one way that differentiates them from followers.
Maxwell recognizes 5 Phases of Leadership Growth:
Benjamin Disraeli states, “The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his time when it comes.” Are you developing as a leader? It has been said that champions do not become champions in the ring, they are merely recognized there. So, wherever our sphere of influence (work, home, church, etc.) each day is important. Is your daily development leading you to becoming God’s champion?
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