Episode #108: Choosing a Life That Matters with John Maxwell

Author, Intentional Living

John MaxwellEvery one of us wants our life to matter.

We each have an innate need, a longing, to be significant, to make a contribution, to do something noble and purposeful. We often, however, doubt that these things are within our reach.

So says the man most know as the #1 Leadership Expert in the world, and author Intentional Living: Choosing a Life That Matters, John Maxwell.

John says that making an impact on the world doesn’t require you to be a certain age, have a lot of money, fame, or a big idea. In fact, the key to choosing a life that matters comes down to one word. Intentionality.

To join my conversation with John, simply hit the play button below. I know you’re going to get a lot out of it.

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In today’s episode, John and I discuss:

  • The difference between success and what it truly means to live a life of significance
  • Some of the benefits that come your way when you choose to live intentionally
  • The importance of understanding your “why” and how it helps you find your “way”
  • And much more!

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John Maxwell in Action

Books John Recommends

The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Move Ahead with Possibility Thinking by Robert Schuller

Walking with the Saints: Through the Best and Worst Times of Our Lives by Calvin Miller

Come Be My Light by Mother Teresa

Halftime: Changing Your Game Plan from Success to Significance by Bob Buford

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations by James Kouzes and Barry Posner

John Maxwell Resources

The best place to find out more about John is on his company website.

Here, you can pick up a copy of John’s new book.

You might consider hiring John to speak at your next event or consult your company.

Find out more info about the 7-Day Experiment John talked about with Jeff.

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Connect with John on Twitter and on LinkedIn.

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