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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Whether serving in the marketplace or in ministry, as executives or rank-and-file employees, as salaried staff or volunteer servants, they can pinpoint the rationale for their actions and decisions with the ease of reciting their home address. Books of trite little sayings annoy me.

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His church has grown to be one of the largest churches in the country. Bill Hybels was born in in Kalamazoo, Michigan. One of the things that smacked me between the eyes was this quote here because this was so me.

A pesar de tener algunas frases buenas es aburrido. It reads quick as it is essentially his leadership proverbs, truths discovered over his years as senior pastor at Willow Creek and digested into bite size chunks. So I began reading it a little while back when I had free moments because of it’s unique format.

Books on my shelf waiting to be read: 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.


The truth is, leaders rise and fall by the language they use. The focus is certainly on church leadership, but there is a lot of good advice in here for anyone. Preview — Axiom by Bill Hybels. My only real critique is that I do think some chapters could have been made to be a bit more profound.

Each chapter is only pages long, so bill 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. The more I read, the more I got involved with the text, though. It is going to be worthwhile to periodically re-read it.

hybe,s This is a book full of modern day proverbs or Axioms that Bill Hybels has learned in his ministry with Willow Creek. If you would like to bless a leader Simply brilliant.

Axiom brokers accessible wisdom from one leader’s journey, as well as emboldens you to nail down the reasons why you lead like you lea It is a good book to read.

I’ve bu many of these lines and use them on a weekly basis. This is the backbone of Willowcreek’s philosophy. I would guess, though, that some which I felt were common sense were gold for others and vice versa. Account Options Sign in. Sign up with your email and never miss a post! Each chapter is brief enough to read one or two daily over time, or to read through over a long weekend to clarify new vision and key actions.


Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs

No, we’d just be getting started. Apr 03, Mike rated it liked it Shelves: I connected it much more with work I’ve been doing at church to start a somethings group. If you’re organized and excellent at what you do, then people will find you attractive. The Story and Vision of Willow Creek, written with his wife Lynne, outlines the successful formula he used. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Some of his “leadership proverbs” I had heard before, although there were a few stand out ones for me I’ve listed a few below.

Lists with This Book. I had bilo told by far too many friends to count that I should read this book. They are just ridiculously committed to keeping short accounts.