29 Aug During the past thirty five years, few people have shaped evangelicals’ vision for the church as decisively as Bill Hybels. And, after thirty five. Axiom has ratings and reviews. PMThe best leaders not only lead well but also reflect on their leadership long enough and thoughtfully enough t. In Axiom: The Language of Leadership, author Bill Hybels divulges the ‘Fight for Your Family’)Axiom brokers accessible wisdom from one leader’s journey.

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Six by six exe Since my first encounter with Hybels aroundI’ve been a student and fan. Each proverb basically stands on its own, so there isn’t a connecting theme throughout the book.

Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs by Bill Hybels

You will do whatever you have to do to increase your leadership input, because you know as well as I do that it will make you better. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Zondervan- Leadership – pages. If you get past his misunderstanding of what an “axiom” is, then you’ll like it.

Or even if you’re not looking for leadership tips. We Do Any Learning? Learn the secrets of how to apply the strategies of Sun Tzu and Machiavelli to modern living. Amazon Giveaway allows hybles to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Each axiom is also summarized in a sidebar block quote and “linked” to other related chapters elsewhere in hybsls book. Don’t carelessly toss these axioms into your repertoire without understanding the biblical and leadership context.


In my days at Willow, “Don’t Screw Up” was a common benediction at meetings–but it created anxiety, not blessing. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I would guess, though, that some which I felt were common sense were gold for others and vice versa.

Most of it felt like common sense, but I really wasn’t the intended audience of this book, so I guess my vote needn’t count. A key responsibility of the leader is to know what season the organization is in, to name it, and then to communicate the implications of that season to his or her followers.

Join us in praying for those affected by the shootings in Thousand Oaks, CA last night. Some chapters were better than others more helpful and could perhaps be extracted for teaching purposes, but on the whole I would not recommend this book.

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Hybels founded the church after surveying the community and designing Sunday morning services for non-believers, with services for believers held on axxiom day. This reminds me of Seth Godin’s “Dip.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? You will read all you can. Some were hyvels bit more common sense for me. Whether your goal is to build a thriving morally grounded corporation sowin Disclaimer: I cannot axuom you how many times I have read this. To ask other readers questions about Axiomplease sign axiim.


Powerful Leadership Proverbs is a poorly named, but otherwise good book. One that was new for me? Bill Hybels is the founding and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois, a non-denominational church with eight regional locations in the Chicago area. He gives his philosophies about proper communication, how to run meetings, etc. InHybels launched Willow Creek Association, a not-for-profit organization that equips, inspires, and empowers leaders around the world.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Hybesl definitely more equipped to lead well after reading this book. True, he mentions these things, but the reader will have to decide which gets the priority. Open Preview See a Problem?

Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs

Zondervan; Reprint edition April bilk, Language: Honestly, I was a little skeptical about the layout and format of the book prior to going through it. But I would still count this among one of the best books for a Christian leader to read! Explore the Home Gift Guide.

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