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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There were a number of chapters that just felt like pure gold! This is a book worth many times its retail price; the many many gems gleamed from years of experience and the related tears and pain are now available through an extremely engaging presentation.

Refresh and try again. Powerful Leadership Proverbs is a poorly named, but otherwise good book. Jun 03, John Bechtold rated it liked it.

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The best leaders I know are ferociously disciplined about seeking them out and incredibly committed to stewarding them well. Hybels is using the word basically to mean “recorded observations” or “short phrases that sum up a larger idea. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Return to Book Page. 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.

Book Review: Axiom By Bill Hybels

Six by six execution. If you can’t be excellent at something, should you be doing it? The healthiest organizations I see are not conflict-free.

In this book, Bill Hybels talks about 76 Axioms leadership proverbs that helped him to grow the church bill also mentor hundreds of pastors and business leaders. Have some extra time this week?


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Utilizing contemporary music, the arts, relevant teaching from the Bible, and a small-groups community focus that has revolutionized how people experience community in the local church, Willow Creek has grown to more than 25, attendees, one of the largest churches in North America—and one of the most influential.

For those in front lines Kingdom Work, I cannot recommend this book highly enough.

Since my first encounter with Hybels aroundI’ve been a student and fan. Read All You Can There are a lot of hybele thoughts in this book, and I the ones I have heard, at least now I’m hearing from the source as opposed to second hand. Each chapter is only pages long, so you can just fly through the book, but I found it was better to read 10 or so axioms a day so it gives you time to digest the principles.

Zondervan- Leadership – pages. Jul 26, Taylor Reavely rated it liked it Shelves: It’s a great resource of leadership insights from a great leader.

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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. Lewis Influenced by Reading Books? The MicroCapClub was created and founded by Ian Cassel as a way to share ideas and to learn from other seasoned like-minded micro cap investors.

The axioms are divided into four categories: Some of the leadership proverbs are one’s I am already familiar with, and I am sure most readers will have the same experience.

Jan 10, Stephen Tan rated it it was amazing. No, we’d just be getting started. You can either read this book start to finish as I did I’ve read a few of Bill Hybels’ books now, and a few things are blindingly obvious. One that was new for me? I jive with Hybels here, if you’ve made a mistake in a business then investors don’t necessarily want your head on a platter, they want to know that you’ve now learned from those mistakes and won’t make them again.


My library Help Advanced Book Search. I connected it much more with work I’ve been doing at church to start a somethings group. It seems to me that Bill is the ultimate CEO style church leader, no question this guy could lead a major corporation and although this is not the only leadership style there is still so much to learn that would help me become a better leader. They are just ridiculously committed to keeping short accounts. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Oriented toward four key leadership categoriesvision and strategy ‘Promote Shameless Profitability, ‘ ‘Take a Flyer’teamwork and communication ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi Isn’t for Hire, ‘ ‘Disagree without Drawing Blood’activity and assessment ‘Develop a Mole System, ‘ ‘Sweat the Small Stuff’and personal integrity ‘Admit Mistakes, and Your Stock Goes Up, ‘ ‘Fight for Your Family’ Axiom brokers accessible wisdom from one leader’s journey, as well as emboldens you to nail down the reasons why you lead like you lead.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Many of the proverbs give you something to think about and give you some wisdom to take with you or use in making decisions. Whether your goal is to build a thriving morally grounded corporation sowing the financial blessings of a God honoring company, or a church executing a growth strategy while making enough monetary rewards to invest in even greater kingdom-building initiatives, you’ll find a treasure-trove of wisdom in Leadership Axioms: Thank you for all you guys invested into our church this year!