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 just didn’t blow me away. The axioms are divided into four categories: January is quickly approaching and that means a new year to try new things or begin anew on things that Instead, they tolerate each other, they accommodate each other, and they settle for sitting on the unspoken matters that separate them.

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. I suspect that this is the kind of book you probably revisit every so often to pull out a good nugget of truth for whatever leadership stage you find yourself in. Hybels writing style is not enjoyable.

I love the structure of the book.

I’ve been an eager student of Bill Hybels leadership tenets for over a decade when I first attended Global Leadership Summit, as a volunteer at a Northern California satellite location which just happened to be at the church I attended.

An exellent book that I truly enjoyed. Activity and Assessment Richard Burkey Pingback: 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.


Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Lists with This Book. 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.

I connected it much more with work I’ve been doing at church to start a somethings group. The man is fired up zxiom, I think just three things the local church, evangelism and leadership well possibly sailing as well but he’s not written a book on that yet. This is in my Top 5 of all-time favorite leadership books. Jan 08, Wayne rated it it was ok.

The Story and Vision of Willow Creek, written with his wife Lynne, outlines the successful formula he used. Before you embark on a new project or producing a new product you have to ask yourself: Filed under Leadership Book Reviews. The best leaders aren’t perfect, they’re ones that learn from mistakes and are therefore more valuable than ones who haven’t yet had opportunity to make those mistakes.

My only real critique is that I do think some chapters could have been made to be a bit more profound. Or they could’ve been dropped. Some books you read fast and simply enjoy. You can either read this book start to finish as I did I’ve read a few of Bill Hybels’ books now, and a hygels things are blindingly obvious. We usually have to be asked by someone to consider taking it up a level.


Each chapter captures an idea and gives some perspective on why Bill lives by it. Zondervan- Leadership – pages. Six by Six execution. Towards the end of the book I just felt a slight loss of steam.

If you get past his misunderstanding of what an “axiom” is, then you’ll like it. Nov 14, Emil Bredahl rated it it was amazing. Hybels is founding and Senior Pastor of Willowcreek Community Church, one of the largest and most influential churches in the U.

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.

True, he mentions these things, but the reader will have to decide which gets the priority. Jun 03, John Bechtold rated it liked it. If you’re in any business with the understanding that what you do glorifies God then you can glean from this book.

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axuom Six by six execution. Or even if you’re not looking for leadership tips. I took a speed reading course in college, and it has served me well. There were a number of chapters that just felt like pure gold!

For example, “umbrella of mercy” or “vision leaks” are phrases I use almost daily.