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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Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs

If you can’t be excellent at something, should you axiomm doing it? Whether serving in the marketplace or in ministry, as executives or rank-and-file employees, as salaried staff or volunteer servants, good leaders can pinpoint the rationale for their actions and decisions w 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.

Six weeks is enough time to gather the right team and push the ball down the field a ways. This axiom taught me to leverage moments that tie into our vision of passionately transforming lives to be like Jesus.

Before Axiom it was an unattained goal, but not a daily habit. If this is not your first Bill Hybels book, you would recognize some of the phrases and content he throws in there, but he doesn’t come across as repeating an old story but just driving a beautiful and simple point back home. To ask other readers questions about Axiomplease sign up. What I appreciate the most, is not the leadership principles shared in the book -as good as they were, rather it is the wisdom of the author and the application of his experience he brings to the table regarding each principle.


Brief, high-level snippets of wisdom I like mottos and word pictures to communicate concepts and experiences. Teamwork and Communication Richard Burkey. Open Preview See a Problem? Growth isn’t a problem if you’ve got the right vision, policies, and procedures in place. Email required Jybels never made public.

Personal Integrity Richard Burkey.

I read Axiom in after attending the Leadership Summit Simulcast. I’m definitely more equipped to lead well after reading this book. The nature of human beings is such that we tend not to drift into better behaviors. Bill Hybels was born in in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Instead, they tolerate each other, they accommodate each other, and they settle for sitting on the unspoken matters that separate them. Nevertheless, I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to grow in his or her leadership abilities.

Jan 11, Chris rated it really liked it Shelves: His other books include Honest to God: The focus is certainly on church leadership, but there is a lot of good advice in here for anyone. I’m sure a hygels 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.


I found that I read this book in pieces and, yes, I was one who bopped around by using the links from each chapter; I did not read it beginning bull end.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Foreword by Henry Cloud PhD. He does it, and expects his leaders to. Hybels founded the church after surveying the community and designing Sunday morning services for non-believers, with services for believers held on another day. Axiom — Category 2: Hybels is using the word basically to mean “recorded observations” or “short phrases that sum up a larger idea.

Can it be launched well? Four stars for the perfect timing, clarity of communication and giving me a few actionable takeaways.

Could have been written in 20 pages. Happy New Year Richard Burkey. Axiom Bill Hybels Limited preview –