The Book 360 Leader By John C. Maxwell

1774 Words Apr 28th, 2015 8 Pages
The book 360 leader is written by the author John C. Maxwell. The book was dedicated to Dan Reiland who was a friend, student, teacher and partner to the author John C. Maxwell.There are six sections in this book written by John C. Maxwell. The six sections in this book talk about principles to lead up down and across, challenges, myths of leading from the middle of an organization and the value of 360 degree leaders. Maxwell’s book 360 leader provides a lot of facts on leading from the middle to the top of an organization reminding leaders that it’s all about influence when it comes to leadership.

Section one talk about the myths of leading from the middle of an organization. Maxwell talk about how most people think leaders are only at the top or the highest part of an organization. Maxwell believe that people will not have a strong effect on someone or something or just influence unless they are in the highest position in their organization. The author Maxwell believes that it is false that people think people will not have a strong effect on someone or something or just influence unless they are in the highest position in their organization. Maxwell writes “the reality is that 99 percent of all leadership occurs not from the top, but from the middle of an organization” (Maxwell 1). Maxwell believes that frequently leaders think they can only impact those who are below them in rank. The author Maxwell writes “not everyone understands what it means to influence others…
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