Change Your World: How Anyone, Anywhere Can Make a Difference
Two of today’s most respected world-changers, leadership expert John C. Maxwell and global development leader Rob Hoskins, share their real-world experiences helping to transform millions of lives around the world to show people how to be the change the world needs—and help others do the same.
We see problems everywhere and we think, Why doesn’t somebody do something? The institutions we’ve depended on aren’t making the world a better place the way we thought they could and should. So now it’s up to us.
The good news is, YOU can change your world.
In this book, John Maxwell and Rob Hoskins guide readers through the entire process. These two leaders have been making a positive impact for decades, transforming lives, communities, and businesses around the world with a sense of mission and high regard for human dignity. They will show you how to
- Identify your cause
- Live out the values that make a difference
- Become a catalyst for change
- Join the right or recruit one of your own
- Work together with others to make a difference
- Measure your impact and keep improving
Whether you influence only one other person or you’re the leader of a large organization, you too can bring about positive, lasting change. Throughout these pages, Maxwell and Hoskins share their real-world experiences and encourage others to make a difference based on the needs they see around them and the desires of their heart.
In his inspiring book "Change Your World: How Anyone, Anywhere Can Make a Difference," renowned leadership expert John C. Maxwell presents a compelling case for the transformative power of individual action. Through real-life stories and practical advice, Maxwell demonstrates how ordinary people can create extraordinary change in their communities and the world.
Maxwell begins by challenging readers to recognize their potential for impact. He asserts that everyone has the ability to make a difference, regardless of their circumstances or resources. He writes, "The world is full of people who are waiting for someone to come and save them. But the truth is, we are all waiting for ourselves."
Maxwell then outlines five key principles that he believes are essential for creating change. These principles include:
- Be a difference-maker. Maxwell argues that the first step to making a difference is to decide that you want to be a difference-maker. He writes, "The decision to make a difference is the most important decision you will ever make."
- Identify your passion. Maxwell believes that the most effective way to make a difference is to focus on something you are passionate about. He writes, "When you are passionate about something, you are more likely to work hard, be creative, and never give up."
- Develop your skills. Maxwell emphasizes the importance of developing the skills you need to make a difference. He writes, "The more skills you have, the more valuable you will be to others and the greater your impact will be."
- Network with others. Maxwell believes that collaboration is essential for creating change. He writes, "No one can do it alone. We need to work together to make a difference."
- Take action. Maxwell stresses the importance of taking action to make a difference. He writes, "The best way to get started is to simply start. Don't wait for everything to be perfect. Just start where you are and do what you can."
Maxwell concludes "Change Your World" with a call to action, urging readers to use their unique talents and abilities to make a positive impact on the world. He writes, "The world is waiting for you to make a difference. What are you waiting for?"
"Change Your World" is an inspiring and practical guide for anyone who wants to make a difference in the world. Maxwell's insights and advice will help readers identify their passions, develop their skills, and take action to create positive change.