The 360 Degree Leader

Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization
# 15min reading / 25min listening time
About the summary

According to leadership expert John Maxwell, you can learn to develop your influence from wherever you are in the organization by becoming a 360-degree leader. You can learn to lead up, lead across and lead down. He writes that only 360-degree leaders influence people at every level of the organization, and by helping others, they help themselves. In The 360 Degree Leader, Maxwell explains that becoming a 360-degree leader is within the reach of anyone who possesses average or better leadership skills and is willing to work at it.

In This Summary You’ll Learn:

  • Overcome the myths believed by many people in the middle of an organization.
  • Deal with the most common challenges faced by people in the middle of an organization.
  • Lead your boss, your colleagues and your followers.
  • Overcome the setbacks and obstacles you will face on the road to becoming a 360-degree leader.
  • Quantify the value of 360-degree leadership.
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