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Book Summary - How Successful People Think by John C. Maxwell 

Going against commonly held traditions and speaking your mind against commonly held ideas can lead to a lonely road. It is a road most successful people know well. In fact, it's their ability to think for themselves that often leads people to find great success lead by innovation. Their willingness to think creatively, push their ideas (even when they’re unpopular), and to solve problems is an essential driving force behind their ability to achieve. Fitting in might be easier - but it's not going to make you successful or empowered. How Successful People Think discusses how you can train your mind to problem solve, think creatively, and stand out like the best of them. 

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How you think might be influencing your ability to be successful more than you might think. Discover how to think like a successful person, with tips to inspire creativity, to help you avoid common thought traps, how to find inspiration in unexpected places, and many more. Read on to learn how to train your mind to problem solve, think creatively, and stand out like the best of them.

About the Author

John C. Maxwell is an American author, speaker, and pastor. He was born in Garden City, Michigan in 1947. He is an evangelical Christian who followed his father into the ministry. He graduated from Circleville Bible College in 1969 and from Azusa Pacific University with a Masters in Divinity. He obtained a Doctor of Ministry degree at Fuller Theological Seminary. He lives in South Florida with his wife. He works as an ordained minister in the Wesleyan Church.

He speaks annually to Fortune 500 companies, international government leaders, and organizations such as the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Week best selling author and has sold over a million copies of his books.

He was named the No 1 leadership and management expert in the world by Inc Magazine in 2014.

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