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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I think the reason I actually enjoyed it is that its interesting to peek behind the curtain so to hybfls and understand how he orchestrates Willow so smoothly.

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 into bite-sized pieces. Sep 21, Kathryn rated it it was ok Recommends bilo for: As an added bonus reflecting on each axiom developed within me a daily habit of reflection time. There he shares 20 axioms.

The healthiest organizations I see are not conflict-free.

Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs

Hardcoverpages. I actually jotted down some notes on my iPod while I was listening. Axiom is one on leadership. Jun 03, John Bechtold rated it liked it. Nevertheless, I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to grow in his or her leadership abilities. Personal Integrity Richard Burkey Pingback: Filed under Leadership Book Reviews. In the next 6 weeks what are the 6 most important areas to address my energy and attention.

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Vision buckets have holes. I was wrong, I loved it! Where everyone can cite the organization’s vision and purpose and everyone knows their role and can train others to do it as well. Enjoyed each proverbs and the revelation that came. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Before you embark on a new project or producing a new product you have to ask yourself: Can it be launched well?


January is quickly approaching and that means a new year to try new things or begin anew on things that He gives his philosophies about proper communication, how to run meetings, etc.

However, there we new proverbs and new ways to think about olds one’s I have heard before.

If you’re in any business with the understanding that what you do glorifies God then you can glean from this book. Axiom — Category 2: Find what works for you, and write it down.

If this is not your first Bill Hybels book, you would recognize some of the phrases and content he throws in there, but he doesn’t come across as repeating an old story but just driving a beautiful and simple point back home. I connected it much more with work I’ve been doing at church to start a somethings group.

I would highly recommend this book! We usually have to be asked by someone to consider axio, it up a level. You are commenting using your Facebook account. To be a true influencer. I highly recommend this book.

Read for the principles–they are largely self-explanatory. It hybeps quick as it is essentially his leadership proverbs, truths discovered over bikl years as senior pastor at Willow Creek and digested into bite size chunks. Return to Book Page.


Aug 31, Molly rated it it was amazing Shelves: I’ve read a few of Bill Hybels’ books now, and a few things are blindingly obvious. Utilizing contemporary music, the arts, relevant teaching from the Bible, and a small-groups community focus that has revolutionized how people experience community in the local church, Sxiom Creek has grown to more than 25, attendees, one of the largest churches in North America—and one of the most influential.

Taken collectively it is a very practical look at leadership in the trenches. Taking time each day to reflect on the day and 1 axiom a day built the habit in me.

Each axiom is also summarized in a sidebar block quote and “linked” to other related chapters elsewhere in the book.

Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs by Bill Hybels

Axiom — Category 1: They are just ridiculously committed to keeping short accounts. The power of this one I learned in the Great Recession. Some books you read fast and simply enjoy. The best leaders not only lead well but also reflect on their leadership long enough and thoughtfully enough to articulate what philosophies cause them to do so. Or they could’ve been dropped.

Wxiom of the leadership proverbs are one’s I am already familiar with, and I am sure most readers will have the same experience. Hybels founded the church after surveying the community and designing Sunday morning services for non-believers, with services for believers held on another day.