Sometimes You Win--Sometimes You Learn: Life's Greatest Lessons Are Gained from Our Losses
#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... show more
#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 Learning2. Reality - The Foundation of Learning3. Responsibility - The First Step of Learning4. Improvement - The Focus of Learning5. Hope - The Motivation of Learning6. Teachability - The Pathway of Learning7. Adversity - The Catalyst of Learning8. Problems - The Opportunities of Learning9. Bad Experiences - The Perspective for Learning10. Change - The Price of Learning11. 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.
Publish date: 2013-10-08
Publisher: Center Street
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Cannot really say that I thoroughly enjoyed this book, for this book has brought a lot of terrible and painful memories as I was reading it. I don't blame the author for that, I blame myself for that, and nobody else, for I've yet to learn some of the most valuable lessons in life, and how to accept...
I am a true fan of his books. This book contains many reminders of good practices from his other books, but blends in new learnings about failure. learning from our failures is key to our next success. This nook was very timely for me as I am looking for lessons from every failure and success.
For a book about winning even while you are learning, there were a number of statements that John C. Maxwell used that I don't agree with. Why? Because they are statements of lack, the negative perspective and encouraging people that they don't have complete control of their life. We do. We creat...