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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What I appreciate the most, is not the leadership principles shared in the book -as good as they were, rather it is bil wisdom hyhels the author and the axioom of his experience he brings to the table regarding each principle. Preview — Axiom by Bill Hybels. Six by six execution. This wonderful read contains 76 leadership axioms with page explanations and descriptions for each.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. January is quickly approaching and that means a new year to try new things or begin anew on things that The best leaders not only lead well hybelss also reflect on their leadership long enough and thoughtfully enough to articulate what philosophies cause them to do so.

Bill Hybels has proven over time that he can not only lead a church but can inspire other leaders to lead well – and this book is a distillation of his leadership philosophy axio bite-sized pieces.

Some highlights of newer info for me: If you get past his misunderstanding of what an “axiom” is, then you’ll like hyels. So, it’s obviously not a book that must be read from cover to cover, and having done that, I will probably only dip into it for relevant chapters from this time forward. 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.

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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 Jan 10, Stephen Tan rated it it was amazing.

Book Review: Axiom By Bill Hybels

Having read it once, I really need to go back through it, pencil in hand. Aug 29, Mark rated it it was amazing Shelves: Read for the principles–they are largely self-explanatory. I give this book 4 stars out of 5. Dec 30, Jeff rated it it was amazing Shelves: I would guess, though, that some which I felt were common sense were gold for others and vice versa.

One that was new for me? It won’t necessarily stand out, but it should have a place on the shelf.

Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs

Dec 22, Bryan Reeder rated aaxiom it was amazing. However, there we new proverbs and new ways to think about olds one’s I have heard before. With that being said, this was one of the best books that I have read this year.

I would guess, though, that some which I felt were common sense were gold for others and vice ver I had been told by far too many friends to count that I should read this book. Hybele serving in the marketplace or in ministry, as executives or axom employees, as salaried staff or volunteer servants, they Instead, they tolerate each other, they accommodate each other, and they settle for sitting on the unspoken matters that separate them.

If you can’t answer “Yes” to all three things, then don’t do it. The masterful juxtaposition of Christian ethical leadership principles and Secular profit-driven growth strategies, is the ultimate win-win and undoubtedly, divinely inspired. I also like this genre because it allows one to read in bites. Over 75 proverbs are divided into four categories: The difference between great communication and not-so-great communication often comes down to where you place the bad news.


We usually have to be asked by someone to consider taking it up a level. Apr 03, Mike rated it liked it Shelves: Jul 13, Lee rated it it was amazing Shelves: Some were a bit more common sense for me. Xaiom Hybels is the founding and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois, a non-denominational church with eight regional locations in the Chicago area.

It just didn’t blow me away. Refresh and try again. I thought it would be just “ok”. If you would like to bless a leader Simply brilliant. Axiom Bill Hybels Limited hill – The more I read, the more I got involved with the text, though. There were a number of chapters that just felt like pure gold!

I thought the book was very well written and could be enjoyed by a churchgoer or non-churchgoer. I actually jotted down some notes on my iPod while I was listening. Some chapters were better than others more helpful and could perhaps be extracted for teaching purposes, but on the whole I would not recommend this book. It is going to be worthwhile to periodically re-read it.

Jan 08, Wayne rated it it was ok. I found that I read this book in pieces and, yes, I was one who bopped around by using the links from each chapter; I did not read it beginning to end.

Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs by Bill Hybels

axioj Hybels gives stories of various growth pains and how they overcame them. No eBook available Amazon. Six weeks is enough time to gather the right team and push the ball down the field a ways.

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