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The Potential Around You

Every pastor knows the feeling. You need to be at the hospital, in the study, and at home-at the same time. If I could just clone myself, we think. While that's not yet an option, it is possible to multiply our effectiveness by finding and equipping others to take on leadership roles that we currently shoulder alone.

As a pastor for twenty-six years, John Maxwell has felt the frustration and joy of developing leaders. Last year, he resigned from Skyline Wesleyan Church in Lemon Grove, California, to develop leaders full-time through his institute, injoy, Inc. Maxwell's books include Developing the Leader within You and Developing the Leaders around You; he also publishes a monthly tape series called INJOYLife Club.

Leadership assistant editor Ed Rowell and photographer Bill Youngblood spent an afternoon with Maxwell to learn more about the art of developing leaders.

What makes developing leaders so hard?



Maxwell: It's tough from the start, because people willing to be developed are ...

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