Candid Conversations: The Key to Sustaining Your Passion

You are going to want to take notes on this one!

By all measures, John has attained the highest levels of success – he has written 106 books and sold 31 million copies of those books, trained leaders in every country in the world, and is working to literally see entire countries transformed! Yet he is not satisfied. John is driven by a passion to add value to people and a sense of anticipation about where he’s going and what he’s going to do next!

In this episode, John shares his secrets to sustaining passion and staying driven. Mark Cole, the CEO of the John Maxwell Enterprise, follows up with a challenge to make sure you not only are inspired by what John teaches, but also will take action on it!

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References:

Leadershift by John C. Maxwell

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3 thoughts on “Candid Conversations: The Key to Sustaining Your Passion”

  1. That was a lovely pod cast on boredom of ‘been there and done that’. Yes consistent anticipation by growing, learning, prayers and meditation is the art of being still on the edge of mastery and being highly productive. I couldn’t agree less with Dr. John Maxwell on that. Malcolm Gladwell‘s book ‘Outliers’ reminds me the distinction of this concept where American and European farmers rely on seasons to sow seeds, yield harvest and production of crops whereas the Chinese farmers keeping sowing, tilling, yielding and consistently keep planting immaterial of the seasons and that’s the big reasons why Chinese farmers have higher production of harvest and crops than American and European farmers. Two of my favorite books of John Maxwell are 21 irrefutable laws of leadership and of course the Leader shift. Fortunately, I am lucky to have purchased this book during turmoil of crisis in my life after I moved to USA. And one of the favorite quotes in this book (reference page 182) ‘The World is like a Hand and all of the people its fingers. If you hate and destroy one group of people, you lose a finger and the grasp of the world is less’. This quote I shared with my school age students at Legacy Academy for Children, TX as a part of celebration to depict the significance of Earth Day in April. This thought really touched my heart. The quote reminded me of a poem ‘ Mountain and the Squirrel’ by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Leader shift is one of the best book I have ever read with lots of insights and I must say has been released at the right time to help, support and lead everyone. Thank you, Dr. John Maxwell and Jake for these lovely pod casts. God bless you, your families and of course your team. May America be blessed with strong leaders like John C Maxwell with such strong God-centered and principled centered leadership approaches.

  2. Anticipation is like an enthusiasm driven hope. That gets us into action. That’s how I like to think about it. It was a great listen.

  3. Nothing like having “Anticipation” of an awesome life.
    I stay focus because I anticipate a victory! Keeps me disciplined with integrity and accountability!
    Everyone wins!

    Thank you, John and Mark! Bien Hecho!

    Fernando Campos
    Peoples Mortgage

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