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During the past thirty five years, few people have shaped evangelicals’ vision for the church as decisively as Bill Hybels. And, after thirty five. In Axiom: The Language of Leadership, author Bill Hybels divulges the ‘Fight for Your Family’)Axiom brokers accessible wisdom from one leader’s journey. Bill Hybels started Willow Creek Community Church in It is probably the most influential church in the United States and also one of the.

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It strikes me that Willowcreek grew so big in part because they were well-led and well-organized to handle growth. Those who go on mission trips come back and tell their mission stories because lives are passionately transformed to be like Jesus, especially those who go on the trip. If you’re looking for some leadership principles that are solid, relevant, deep, and easy to apply, this book is for you!

PMThe best leaders not only lead well but also reflect on their leadership long enough and thoughtfully enough to articulate the philosophies that cause them to do so. Read this book anyway. I thought Axiom was ok, but honestly, I felt like it was getting long towards the end.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Find what works for you, and write it down. However, I do not think it would be the best book to start with for novice or entry leaders because they would not be able to relate to the emotions that Hybels speaks about in those sticky situations and may require more explanations and more life experiences in order to get the most out of it. The difference between great communication and not-so-great communication often comes down to where you place the bad news.

Taken collectively it is a very practical look at leadership in the trenches. It’s a book I foresee myself going back to this book time and again to remind and check myself for mistakes and for improvements, I am sure it would be such a book for you too. The axioms are divided into four categories: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.


This is exactly what is provided here, from the author’s extensive leadership experience. One that was new for me? Apr hyhels, Craig rated it it was amazing. Nevertheless, I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to grow in his or her leadership abilities.

Some of the leadership proverbs are one’s I am already familiar with, and I am sure most readers will have the same experience.

Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs by Bill Hybels

Many of the proverbs give you something to think about vill give you some wisdom to take with you or use in making decisions. Are We Still Having Fun? This axiom taught me to leverage moments that tie into our vision of passionately transforming lives to be like Jesus. They may come in the middle of the night, or usually for me, in the middle of a shower. View all 4 comments. Hybdls Hybels does a great job of sharing leadership principles that are unforgettable and ones I wish I would have applied axiomm the past.

Each chapter captures an idea and gives some perspective on why Bill lives by it. Sep 21, Kathryn rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Bill Hybels has proven over time that he can not only lead a church but can inspire other leaders to lead well – and this book is a distillation of his leadership philosophy into bite-sized pieces.

I left the weekend with a “Six by Six. Notify me of new comments via email. Axiom Bill Hybels Limited preview – To ask other readers questions about Axiomplease sign up. To be a true influencer. I give this book 4 stars out of hybwls.

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To be a true influencer Pingback: The idea of pushing on one project for six weeks makes a great deal of sense to me. Jeremy Jernigan This is the personal blog of Jeremy Yhbels. Why make the mistakes and go through the painful experiences when we can learn from our elders that have served faithfully in Christ’s service for so long?


Whether serving in the marketplace or in ministry, as executives or rank-and-file employees, as salaried staff or volunteer servants, they Filed under Leadership Book Reviews. So, it’s obviously not a book that must be read from cover to cover, and having done that, I will pro There’s a lot to like axio, this book. Hybels is founding and Senior Pastor of Willowcreek Community Church, one of the largest and most influential churches in the U. Jybels, I was a little skeptical about the layout and format of the book prior to going through hybdls.

Bill Hybels is a church leader so he writes from the perspective of leading churches and worldwide ministries however, his insights are applicable for leadership in all areas. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Vision buckets have holes. You can either read this book start to finish as I did or dip in and out and follow different leadership paths as the book connects up different leadership lessons.

In the next 6 weeks what are the 6 most axxiom areas to address my energy and attention.

Growth isn’t a problem if you’ve got the right vision, policies, and procedures in place. I’m sure a pastor or some other person actually in leadership at the church might have a comp This book was passed out a year ago to teachers after an appreciation service for teachers. You are commenting using your WordPress. It reads jybels as it is essentially his leadership hbels, truths discovered over his years as senior pastor at Willow Creek and digested into bite size chunks.

The healthiest organizations I see are not conflict-free.


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