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Don’t Confuse Accountability With Responsibility

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Danger Will Robinson, Danger! One symptom of a leader caving to her own ego is one who begins to confuse accountability with responsibility. Accountability is when you own the ultimate result – pass or fail. Responsibility is when you are the one to deliver the result.

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Top 10 Servant Leadership Tweeters in 2011

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Part of my mission is to spread servant leadership awareness. Therefore, I greatly appreciate folks on Twitter who spread servant leadership content. Last year, I highlighted 5 individuals to whom I was especially grateful for their ongoing support and promotion of these principles.

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Why Servant Leadership is the Future

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Fortune's Best Companies to Work For With Servant Leadership

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Why Google+ Spells Trouble for Facebook

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Do You Have a "Seagull Manager"?

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If You Seek Prestige, Please Don't Try To Lead.

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Dear Joe Paterno – One Alumni’s Letter to Our Fallen Coach

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Our Weeping Nittany Lion. Dear Joe, In addition to others, especially the victims, I am praying for you and Sue. You could not have stopped it, but you could have mitigated this catastrophe.

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How to Handle a Seagull Manager

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Resources for the Beginning Servant Leader

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5 Tips for Great Meetings and The Hidden Benefits

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Leadership Lessons from a Cracked Pot

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Inverted Pyramid of Project Success

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Servant Leadership Profile: Frederick Douglass - Black History Month

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Top 5 Servant Leadership Tweeters In 2010

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Your Culture Stinks and you May be to Blame

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So you’re fed up with the culture of your organization. You’ve made this much clear. Whether talking to your trusted friends within the company or your spouse and friends outside the office, you routinely complain about: How nobody cares about the people.

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5 Questions Every Interviewer Should Ask for Servant Leaders

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Servant Leadership Profile: Lionel Logue

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Do You Practice Artificial or Authentic Accountability?

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Holocaust and the 2008 Financial Crisis - Leadership Lessons

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Do You Need a Leadership Storm?

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Storms that may seem destructive, often bring positive results. A leadership storm can have the same impact. A good leader that enters a bad situation (drought), needs to make tough decisions (storm), but the positive results are undeniable (growth). The Drought.

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My Great Failure, Part 3: Needing Where I Should be Leading

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The Scenario: An Unrealistic Demand. While working for a large, rapidly expanding non-profit, I was tasked with upgrading the organization’s technology. We anticipated doubling in scale over 12 months.

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Cleaning Baby Poop Helps Make Great Leaders

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Yesterday, our youngest son (2 month old Gabriel) had a “blow out” You parents know what I mean and the rest can probably figure it out from the title. It was a mess. By the way, if you’re eating while you read this, you may want to come back later… Getting Your Hands Dirty.

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Who Do You Serve?

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Why You Need a Decision Document

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Black History Month - Servant Leader Series

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Turn Your Stopper Into a Stopportunity

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Book Says Servant Leadership Critical for Marketing Leaders

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Servant Leadership Interest by Region, State & City Globally

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Servant Leadership Profile: Sojourner Truth

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Do You Steal From Tomorrow?

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My Great Failure, Part 1: Overconfidence & a Humility Lesson

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The Scenario: Overconfident. I was hired to deliver a new back office software suite. Prior to my arrival, the project had struggled to get off the ground, so expectations were high. They placed a lot of hope in me and perceived me as the “hero” outside hire.

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Do You Have a Foundation of Great Experience & Culture?

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Much of what I practice in both leadership and technology roles, I first learned early in my career. In fact, the early years of my career formed the lens through which I view most of my professional perspectives.

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Will You Like the View from Your Deathbed?

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Servant Leadership Review: Battle Los Angeles Movie

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America's Struggle With Vacation and Paid Time Off

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Speedboat or Sailboat Leadership: Which Do You Practice?

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Who Is Accountable for Your Career? The Answer May Surprise You

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Multitasking vs. Active Listening for Your Team

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I recently received feedback that I am multitasking too much in meetings. The perception is that I am not engaged enough. This bothers me especially because multitasking during meetings has long been a pet peeve of my own. Therefore, I’m dedicating myself to fixing this.

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Introducing the Modern Servant Leader Logo

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