10 New Year’s Resolutions for the Servant Leader

Lead Change Blog

Author information Mark Miller Mark Miller is a business leader, best-selling author and communicator. He teamed up with Ken Blanchard, co-author of The One Minute Manager to write The Secret : What Great Leaders Know and Do. In addition to his writing, Mark loves speaking to leaders. His theme is always the same: encouraging and equipping leaders. Leadership Development resolutions Servant Leadership

LeadershipNow 140: December 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from December 2013 that you might have missed: Top Themes to Pull Forward from 2013 by Jon Mertz @ThinDifference. Leading, When You Are Not The Leader by @toddbnielsen. 7 Characteristics of a Good Leader by @RobertCordray.

I Serve You, You Serve the Consumer -Servant Leader

Modern Servant Leader

” That’s the message from a servant leader boss. Instead, it’s a statement that when a leader serves their team, the team serves their consumer effectively. Servant Leadership Board of Directors Bosses Employees I serve you Investors You serve Consumers “I serve you, you serve the consumer.” Of course, it’s assumed then that the consumers, well served by the team, give them their business.

Everything I Learned About Servant Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development On March 6 and 7, I attended the World Leaders Conference 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida. This was my second time attending this dynamic conference focused on defining the philosophy and practice of servant leadership.

The Leader and the Boss

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Are you a leader? Do you know the difference between the leader and the boss? In this article, you will be able to differentiate between the two and distinguish if you are a leader or you are acting as a boss.

Teaching is Leading

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Authentic Community Inspiration Servant Leaders Posted in Leadership Development In the Lead Change Google+ community, we host a Question of the Week. It is a time for people to stop, think, write, and exchange ideas and insights.

Leading a significant life

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Character-based Leadership Commitment Community Difference Growth Inspiration Servant Leaders Values Vision Posted in Leadership Development Deep within each one of us there is an inner desire to live a life of significance and contribution.

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Inspiring Servant Leadership in Kids

Let's Grow Leaders

Simon says, following the leader, being line leader at school… many of the messages we share about leadership are simple … “I’ll tell you what to do, and you do it.” Related Stories What Makes Leaders Different?

No Joke: The April 1st, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the April 1st, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival! All are recent posts are fresh picked within the last two weeks – and guaranteed to help you grow as a leader. Anne Perschel from Germane Insights presents Dear Leader: Verbal Feedback Not Working?

Civility: The New Employee Attraction and Retention Strategy

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Light Your World Value Creation Workplace Issues Character-based Leadership civility employee attraction employee retention Servant Leaders TrustPosted in Leadership Development Light Your World Value Creation Workplace Issues Workplace attractiveness is an optimistic attitude or a positive emotion an individual has towards an organization (Aiman-Smith et al. 2001).

Time Machine Tuesday: V is for Visionary Leadership: Move the Ball Down the Field

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! 11 Dec 2013. V is the next letter on our journey through Servant Leadership.

Bad Boss vs. Good Leader Image

Modern Servant Leader

This simple graphic depicts the difference between a Bad Boss and a Good Leader. The Good Leader serves the team. Good Leaders never ask from the team, what they are unwilling to do themselves. In contrast, Good Leaders focus on the mission for the mission’s sake. The Good Leader understands the workload only increases as they progress. It’s easy to spot a Bad Boss or a Good Leader, especially when compared against each other.

The Life of Nelson Mandela: Archbishop Tutu Describes It Best

Next Level Blog

With the humility, forgiveness, selflessness, vision, creativity, resolve, warmth and so many other traits that he exhibited, he embodied the term servant leader. It would take days to read through all of the histories, reflections and tributes to the life of Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela – 8 of the Greatest Servant Leadership Quotes and Images

Modern Servant Leader

The world lost one of the greatest servant leaders of all time, yesterday. He exemplified servant leadership throughout his life. To honor his memory, below are my favorite Nelson Mandela quotes for servant leaders, accompanied by graphics of the man the world will miss: 1. “If Servant Leadership Graphics Images Nelson Mandela Quotes Nelson Mandela was 95 years old.

Art Barter – A Servant Leadership Interview

Modern Servant Leader

He’s also the Founder and CEO of Servant Leadership Institute. Art knew he could make Datron more successful through leadership changes – in particular, the application of Servant Leadership principles. I want to thank Art, Datron and Servant Leadership Institute for all they do.

Three Rules to Deliver the Best Possible Performance for as Long as Possible

Leading Blog

What sort of leadership contributes best to corporate success: charisma, hard-driving, larger than life CEOs who move the company forward seemingly by force of will, or humble, deliberate, share-the-glory servant-leaders? Michael Raynor and Mumtaz Ahmed went looking for those companies that were good enough for long enough to be considered exceptional and to rule out luck as the primary source of their performance.

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The Trouble with Control

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Jen Shirkani : I write about the damage done when, as leaders, we don’t fully allow employees to have control over their tasks, projects or budgets. I am just being a servant leader.” One common issue is the senior leader who wants to approve every new hire.

The Best Collection of Advice for New Leaders

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the August 5 th , 2013 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! For this month’s Carnival, I asked an all-star collection of leadership experts the following question: What is one piece of advice would you give to a new leader/manager?

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A Review of Mark Miller's The Heart of Leadership

Great Results Team Building

Mark Miller has hit another home run, and anyone seeking to increase their impact and effectiveness as a leader will benefit from this tremendous parable on character based leadership. Good workers are not always great leaders - and this book explains why.

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Mark Sanborn Interview – Fred 2.0 New Ideas on Extraordinary Results

Modern Servant Leader

New Ideas on How to Keep Delivering Extraordinary Results ” is another great resource Servant Leaders. In this interview I speak with Mark about his new book and his work, “Developing Leaders in Business and in Life.” Servant Leadership Fred 2.0

9 Actions to Immediately Improve Your Leadership Skills

Modern Servant Leader

Will these, alone, make you a great leader? But they will help you on your path to becoming a better leader. Hair care directions say, ” lather, rinse and repeat as needed” As a leader, your messages must be lathered, rinsed and repeated. Read Thought Leaders.

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The Social Media – Servant Leadership Dovetail

Modern Servant Leader

In a recent interview with social media author and consultant, Paul Gillin, he described Servant Leadership and social media as “dovetailing” This analogy summarized why I am so passionate about both topics. Social Media Enables Open Servant Leadership.

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Paradigm Flip – New Book Releases Tuesday December 10th

Modern Servant Leader

Greetings Modern Servant Leader readers. In it, I explain the timeless concepts of both social media and servant leadership. Here are some examples: Aspiring Leaders. I cover both the timeless principles of servant leadership and the timely concepts of digital communications. Advance Praise for Aspiring Leaders. Ben… …provides a guide for contemporary leaders to leverage technology for the benefit of their organizations.

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Could Your Next CEO Come from Any Department?

Modern Servant Leader

Therefore, your organization is best served by looking across the entire company for future leaders. As a servant leader , your role is to serve all stakeholders. Servant Leadership "Future Leader" "Organizational Development" "People Development" "Succession Planning" CEO DepartmentHow do you view each department in your organization?

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Are You Too Busy to Recognize Your Approaching Death?

Modern Servant Leader

Especially relevant for leaders, O’Kelly does not go the all-too-common route of, “I should have spent less time at the office.” ” So my question to you, great and aspiring servant leaders , is this: Are you too busy to recognize your approaching death? Servant Leadership Chasing Daylight Death Eugene O''Kelly Leadership Symptoms CC License, Courtesy of Let Ideas Compete.

Top 10 Servant Leadership Tweeters in 2012

Modern Servant Leader

You can also follow all those listed here and more at my “ Servant Leaders” Twitter List. Here’s to an even tougher competition in 2013! The Top 10 Twitter Accounts for Servant Leadership. Here they are, The top 10 Twitter accounts for Servant Leadership followers in 2012: 10. Jack’s book is due out soon , entitle “One With the People: Everything You Need To Be the Leader They Need.”

The Five Most Important Leadership Traits

Eric Jacobson

I was recently asked, " What five most important traits must a leader have to be effective ?" Employees must hear from their leaders. And, hearing from their leaders in person versus e-mail and written memos is even more effective. Being a servant leader.

The Five Traits Of An Effective Leader

Eric Jacobson

I was recently asked, " What five most important traits must a leader have to be effective ?" Employees must hear from their leaders. And, hearing from their leaders in person versus e-mail and written memos is even more effective. Being a servant leader.

WANTED: Leadership Stories – Good, Bad or Ugly

Modern Servant Leader

As a Modern Servant Leader reader, I bet you’ve done some great leadership reflection – both on yourself and others. The book will focus primarily on examples of inspirational leaders. A Brief Background: How did you come to work with the leader?

WANTED: Leadership Stories – Good, Bad or Ugly

Modern Servant Leader

As a Modern Servant Leader reader, I bet you’ve done some great leadership reflection – both on yourself and others. The book will focus primarily on examples of inspirational leaders. A Brief Background: How did you come to work with the leader?

Why Your Employees Count as Much as Your Clients

Strategy Driven

What effective managers and leaders must recognize is that it begins with caring about the people who drive your business. Managers and leaders are not made equal. But what separates managers from leaders is not power or control. Empowering Employees Empowers Leaders.

What Leadership Book Will Be On Your 2014 Reading List?

Eric Jacobson

Readers'' favorites included those written by or about sports coaches, athletes, CEOs, scholars, religious leaders, governmental and military leaders. As you think about what business books you want to read next year, how about adding to the list at least one book from the list below.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Modern Servant Leader

While I’m off spending time with the family, below are some leaders we covered this year, showing their festive spirit*. Steve Jobs vs. Herb Kelleher – Hero Worship vs. Servant Leadership. In the first of three fictional leaders covered this year, “Bruce Leroy” was covered in “ Leadership Lessons from the Last Dragon “ Although fictional (and mildly humorous), Bruce Leroy reflects several great Servant Leadership examples.

True Leadership is Social

Mills Scofield

Every once in a while, you are privileged to witness the embodiment of what has become a buzzword, Servant Leadership - someone who is innately wired as a servant leader – authentic, genuine and sincere.

Leader Profile: Clayton Daniels

Eric Jacobson

He''s also one of the Kansas City area''s most inspiring leaders. Engineering in November 2013. In both positions, you are a servant leader. Question : Why should a leader in business pursue an MBA? Finally, I learned that good leaders are humble.