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15 Invaluable Laws of Growth

By: John C. Maxwell

15 Invaluable Laws of Growth

Simple, but not easy… could be a common theme describing many of John Maxwell’s texts and certainly punctuated in this one, 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth. John Maxwell is a prolific self-help writer. This book is well designed for efficiency and reflection. It will be as useful to the college student as it is to the seasoned leader. Regardless of your station in life, if you want to learn more about your potential for growth and build a solid journey toward it, you’ll enjoy this read.

The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth

  1. Law of Intentionality – Growth doesn’t just happen.
  2. Law of Awareness – You must know yourself to grow yourself.
  3. Law of the Mirror – You must see value in yourself to add value to yourself.
  4. Law of Reflection – Learning to pause allows growth to catch up with you.
  5. Law of Consistency – Motivation gets you going. Discipline keeps you growing.
  6. Law of Environment – Growth thrives in conducive surroundings.
  7. Law of Design – To maximize growth develop strategies.
  8. Law of Pain – Good management of bad experiences leads to great growth.
  9. Law of Ladder – Character growth determines the height of your personal growth.
  10. Law of the Rubber Band – Growth stops when you lose the tension of where you are and where you could be.
  11. Law of Tradeoffs – You have to give up to go up.
  12. Law of Curiosity – Growth is stimulated in asking why.
  13. Law of Modeling – It’s hard to improve when you have no one but yourself to follow.
  14. Law of Expansion – Growth always increases your capacity.
  15. Law of Contribution – Growing yourself enables you to grow others.

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