Servant Leadership

Retired AT&T Executive Robert K. Greenleaf’s goal was to help leaders build a better and more caring society. I would say his goal was to help leaders transform so that they could become transformers, and in this series I review his work and draw out the major themes of what makes a good servant leader.

Introducing Servant Leadership
The fundamental attribute of those who would aspire to leadership is the desire to help others.
January 12, 2021
Servant Leaders & Healing
Servant-leaders understand that whilst the ultimate destination is perfection, today’s goal is progress.
January 19, 2021
Servant Leaders & Persuasion
Servant-leaders don’t guilt people into change they win their hearts and minds instilling in them the desire to change and giving them a reason to change.
January 26, 2021
Servant Leaders & Listening
The danger of not taking the time to listen is that the presenter ends up answering questions that no one is asking, offering solutions for problems that no one is trying to solve.
February 2, 2021
Servant Leaders & Empathy
In my experience as a business leader (and a human being!) empathy is one of the most powerful forces for good at work in human relationships but one of the most overlooked.
February 9, 2021
Servant Leaders & Awareness
Courageous leaders are not frightened by reality neither are they phased by it. They would rather know than not know.
February 16, 2021
Servant Leaders & Commitment To The Growth Of Others
I believe servant leaders are committed to the growth of the people they lead and the fruit of servant leadership is the maturity of those being led.
February 23, 2021
Servant Leaders & Building Community
Any human service that requires love cannot be satisfactorily dispensed by specialist institutions that exist apart from community.
March 2, 2021
Servant Leaders & Stewardship
Whatever gift you have been given, steward it well. With care, integrity and vision for the good and growth of those you lead. 
March 9, 2021
Servant Leaders & Dreaming
Dreaming is so important because it has the potential to shape our thoughts, plans and actions.
March 16, 2021