29 Aug During the past thirty five years, few people have shaped evangelicals’ vision for the church as decisively as Bill Hybels. And, after thirty five. Axiom has ratings and reviews. PMThe best leaders not only lead well but also reflect on their leadership long enough and thoughtfully enough t. In Axiom: The Language of Leadership, author Bill Hybels divulges the ‘Fight for Your Family’)Axiom brokers accessible wisdom from one leader’s journey.

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This weekend, it was exactly what I needed Brief, asiom snippets of wisdom I like mottos and word pictures to communicate concepts and experiences.

So I began reading it a little while back when I had free moments because of it’s unique format. This weekend, it was exactly what I needed.

Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs

I had been told by far too many friends to count that I should read this book. It really seems like a random pairing as the book is all about Hybel’s leadership in the church.

With more than 1 million copies sold, Spiritual Leadership stands as a proven classic for the church. I tried to read it a year or two ago and it could not hold my attention.

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Nov 26, Iamthird rated it liked it. Brief, high-level snippets of wisdom I like mottos and word pictures to communicate concepts and experiences. Axiom, with 76 pithy leadership proverbs, doesn’t disappoint.

Axiom – Bill Hybels – Google Books

If you’re a leader or aspire to leadership then this is a great book to read, it will sharpen your thinking no end, give you great insights into many leadership challenges and battles and set you thinking with renewed energy about how to advance in your area of leadership. The bestselling author of more than twenty books, including Leadership AxiomsHoly DiscontentJust Walk Across the RoomThe Volunteer Revolutionand Courageous Leadershipand classics such as Too Busy Not to Pray and Becoming a Contagious ChristianHybels is known worldwide as an expert in training Christian leaders to transform individuals and their communities through the local church.

One of the things that smacked me between the eyes was this quote here because this was so me. If you would like to bless a leader or pastor for a special occasion, you cannot go too wrong with a twin gift set of Hybel’s Leadership Axioms and Courageous Leadership. Hybels is using basic business management techniques sometimes unknowingly to build the infrastructure to sustain growth.

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.

He and his wife, Lynne, have two adult children and two grandsons, Henry and Mac. The axioms are divided into four categories: Top honors, without a doubt. However, the leadership culture Hybels represents may feel alien to church leaders who attempt to follow his suggestions. Nov 14, Emil Bredahl rated it it was amazing. This thing is chock-full of down-to-earth, pithy, very actionable proverbs. This started a little slow for me, and it seemed very basic.


His walk and his talk backed it up. Hybels is using the word basically to mean “recorded observations” or “short blil that sum up a larger idea.

Read reviews gybels mention bill hybels willow creek highly recommend easy to read recommend this book activity and assessment every leader strategy teamwork hybfls and personal bite sized personal integrity short chapters communication activity local church teamwork and communication vision and strategy every day henry cloud language matters categories vision. Hybels launched Willow Creek Community Church in with his wife, Lynne Berryand a group of friends who gathered in rented space in a movie theater with a vision of helping people from any faith background or no faith at all become fully devoted followers of Jesus.

I took my time reading it and intend to return to random topics every few weeks to stay sharp. It just didn’t blow me away.

Deliver more powerful sermons! Some are quite intuitive, like “Hire Tens,” while many others decades years of wisdom. If you’re in any business with the understanding that what you bbill glorifies God then you can glean from this book.