Are You a Closeted Servant Leader?

Let's Grow Leaders

This week, I had the honor of co-hosting the Online Servant Leadership Summit with Becky Robinson. A common question coming in from the audience was “is it possible to be a servant leader if the culture doesn’t support it?” Scared leaders can’t serve well.

7 Qualities Servant-Leaders Expect From Others

Leadership Freak

Servant-leaders fail when they tolerate self-serving in others. Don’t be the only servant in the room. The ultimate goal of servant-leadership isn’t serving for the sake… Continue reading → Servant-leadership Culture Leadership Development organizational success servant leaders Serving One-way service is naive, wasteful, and irresponsible.

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Servant Leaders Aren’t Doormats

Leadership Freak

Serving for results is servant leadership. In organizational life, the goal … … Continue reading → Author Book Notes Servant-leadership Serving Book Giveaway! Leave a comment on this post to become eligible for one of twenty free copies of, “Dare to Serve: How to Drive Superior Results by Serving Others,” by Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeyes Serving for the sake of serving is noble.

Will Aetna CEO Transform Healthcare (and CEO Leadership While He’s at it)?

Michael Lee Stallard

At the 2015 World Business Forum in New York City, Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini laid out the most important vision at the conference: a vision to save healthcare. Bertolini’s dedication to the cause of reforming healthcare and actions as CEO make him a clear example of a servant leader.

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LeadershipNow 140: May 2015 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from May 2015 that you might have missed: Reconsidering the Charismatic CEO by Eric McNulty. Global Leadership Forecast 2014|2015 from @ddiworld. Can Exercise Really Make You A Better Leader? 7 Habits of a Successful Leader by @RonEdmondson. From @JohnBaldoni Mike Matheny: Servant Leaders Know How To Play Ball. 10 Tips On Picking A Great Leader For Your Church Or Business by @BrianKDodd.

To Connect, Favor Inclusiveness

Michael Lee Stallard

Ways to Connect 100 Ways to Connect connection Connection Culture E Pluribus Partners Human Value Human Value at Work inclusion Inclusiveness Inclusiveness at Work michael lee stallard Practices of Servant Leaders servant leadership Value #68 Favor Inclusiveness.

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! V is the next letter on our journey through Servant Leadership.

How Can A Leader Of A Virtual Team Express Servant Leadership?

Lead Change Blog

How can I live out the values of servant leadership in directing my team day to day? I want to be one of a new breed of servant leaders, who finds ways to serve my dispersed team, with excellence. Team Dynamics Leadership Servant Leadership Virtual Teams

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10 Defining Words of a Stellar Leader

Ron Edmondson

Yet, as much as it’s in our conversations and thought process, it appears most organizations and churches are consistently looking for new leaders. In my conversations with other churches, people want to know how to find, attract, and train leaders. Stellar leaders are consistent.

Experts Chime in on “Energizing Leadership:” A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. Who does the leader follow to evolve into the optimum model to follow? In this post, he explains four ways GTD enhance’s a leader’s skills and capability.

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Best Leadership Books To Read In 2015

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.

What’s Your Leadership Marque?

Lead Change Blog

As a leader, this is no different…. Do your followers recognize you as a leader or a manager? A servant leader or a narcissistic one? A leader is not always in a pristine suit, but the attire should match the situation. Logos, Brands, Slogans.

What’s Your Leadership Marque?

Lead Change Blog

As a leader, this is no different…. Do your followers recognize you as a leader or a manager? A servant leader or a narcissistic one? A leader is not always in a pristine suit, but the attire should match the situation. Logos, Brands, Slogans.

How to Build Courage Through Caring for Your Team

Modern Servant Leader

Wallstreet and quarterly earning reports , combined with self-interested leaders means an emphasis on near term results at the exclusion of a long-term vision. It’s up to the servant leader to build a strong, long-term vision.

Leadership Insights of a Hostage Negotiator

Michael Lee Stallard

First, it focuses on developing a leader’s ability to connect with the people he or she leads to create feelings of safety and security. Virgin’s founder Richard Branson is an example George cites of a leader who takes a care to dare approach.

How an Organization May Reflect Servant Leadership

Modern Servant Leader

Usually, when speaking of servant leadership , we refer to the leader as an individual. For example, “he or she is a servant leader” Then, organizations that emphasize servant leadership as a core attribute of its people are inherently, servant led organizations.

Do You Know the Dreams of Your Team?

Modern Servant Leader

And knowing the dreams of your team will help you be a better servant leader. Servant Leadership Dreams Office Servant Leader Team Do you know what your team members dream of? Here’s a clue: it’s not about you. In fact, it’s probably got nothing to do with your organization. If it does – great! Either way, do you really know? Another question: can you really be serving your team if you don’t know their dreams?

Creating a Dare-to-Serve Culture

Leading Blog

Leadership that serves is far more demanding of a leader. It is valuable because is describes the thinking behind the servant leader approach and the daily decisions that were made been and are necessary to successfully adopt servant leadership in an organization. This is not servant leadership theory. It is servant leadership in day to day behavior. Dare-to-Serve Leaders act on three core beliefs: human dignity, personal responsibility, and humility.

Please Vote for Modern Servant Leader Today!

Modern Servant Leader

I’ve been running this blog to advocate servant leadership adoption and digital media action, for free, since 2008. I want to continue spreading servant leadership adoption and digital media action, to help others succeed. Can I get 1 minute of your time?

Servant Leadership Summit – Highlights and Quotes to Share

Modern Servant Leader

Becky Robinson and the Weaving Influence team pulled together a great webinar on Servant Leadership. Servant Leadership begins with self-examination. Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership. Servant Leadership

An Interview with Art Barter, Servant Leadership Institute CEO

Modern Servant Leader

Art Barter is the founder and CEO of the Servant Leadership Institute. Art was kind enough to sit down again with us and talk about servant leadership. How did you first hear of servant leadership? How do you define servant leadership?

Happy New Year from Modern Servant Leader

Modern Servant Leader

My thanks to each and every one of you for the incredible support in 2015. I started ModernServantLeader.com with a mission to spread servant leadership awareness, adoption, and action. Servant Leadership 101 Course – The free course for an introduction to servant leadership.

Happy New Year from Modern Servant Leader

Modern Servant Leader

My thanks to each and every one of you for the incredible support in 2015. I started ModernServantLeader.com with a mission to spread servant leadership awareness, adoption, and action. Servant Leadership 101 Course – The free course for an introduction to servant leadership.

Afraid? Stop Being So Selfish!

Modern Servant Leader

” As a leader, you should be prepared to face your fears and self-doubts then dismiss them for what they are: a self-serving view. As a servant leader, you are called to serve others. In your service as a leader there will be times when you need to risk your neck.

Are You Ready to Serve the Team?

Modern Servant Leader

Lao Tzu [Share This: Twitter | LinkedIn ] Dan Rockwell (aka Leadership Freak ) interviews Suzy & Jack Welch, backstage at the World LEADERS Conference. Here’s a dirty little secret: many of us think we’re servant leaders, until we’re really tested – myself included. I was called to serve the World LEADERS Conference by leading a small team of bloggers. The highest type of ruler is one of whose existence the people are barely aware.

Who are you really helping?

Aspire-CS

I love it when I come across true servant leaders. These humble leaders seem hard wired to assist their stakeholders to become the best they can be through coaching and mentoring those who need a boost in their ability to connect and deepen relationships. Jan was one of those leaders. They know how to connect with others and how to develop the kind of relationships that have the power to move their organizations into the extraordinary zone.

“Connection Culture” Book is Now Available!

Michael Lee Stallard

Connection Culture includes inspiring stories of great leaders who created connection cultures, scientific evidence that people and organizations need connection cultures to thrive, and descriptions of ways to connect that include attitudes, uses of language and behaviors.

The Heart of Sales

Strategy Driven

Sales could easily become a spiritual practice, bring in far more revenue, and make sellers Servant Leaders. Unfortunately, with the focus on profit, solution placement, timelines, and commissions, the potential for true servant-leadership has been overlooked.

Tough Love Performance Reviews, in 10 Minutes

Harvard Business Review

” This scale gives control to the employee, and the reviewer becomes the servant leader, playing by each employee’s rules and preferences. There’s growing evidence that conventional performance reviews are not working.

If You Go to ONE Leadership Conference This Year…

Modern Servant Leader

If you go to one leadership development event this year, the World Leaders Conference is the one. Atmosphere The combination of smaller settings, amazing speakers and an emphasis on servant leadership creates an incredible atmosphere.

What Mayo Clinic Discovered About Burnout

Michael Lee Stallard

While lower than the national rate*, a 2015 Mayo Clinic survey showed 40% of its physicians reported at least one sign of burnout. It’s time for leaders to encourage people in the workplace to take time to connect. Can Aetna’s “Servant Leader” CEO Mark Bertolini Transform Healthcare?

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Art Barter – Servant Leadership Interview Series – Servant Leadership Institute CEO

Modern Servant Leader

Art Barter is the founder and CEO of the Servant Leadership Institute. Art was kind enough to sit down again with us and talk about servant leadership. How did you first hear of servant leadership? How do you define servant leadership?

Five Traits Critical To Effective Leadership

Eric Jacobson

A couple years ago, I was aksed, " 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.

Servant Leadership Summit – Highlights and Quotes to Share

Modern Servant Leader

Becky Robinson and the Weaving Influence team pulled together a great webinar on Servant Leadership. Servant Leadership begins with self-examination. Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership. Servant Leadership

December Leadership Development Carnival

Michael Lee Stallard

For example, in “ Seven Ways to Sell Your Ideas to Management ,” Joel Garfinkle of the Career Advancement Blog shares how to present your ideas in order to get them implemented – a skill you need to master if you want to be an influential leader in your company. Character of a Leader.

How To Build A Connection Culture

Eric Jacobson

You'll likely also enjoy reading Stallard's examples of well-known leaders who created a connection culture , including: Bono of U2 Alan Mulally of Ford Coach K of Duke men's basketball Ed Catmull of Pixar and Disney Animation Stallard is co-founder and president of E Pluribus Partners.

How to Build Courage Through Caring for Your Team

Modern Servant Leader

Wallstreet and quarterly earning reports, combined with self-interested leaders mean an emphasis on near term results at the exclusion of a long-term vision. It’s up to the servant leader to build a strong, long-term vision. Servant LeadershipIn the Killing Fields by Diane __ in __ on Leadership by Larry Spears, we learn that courage stems from caring. For example, the parent has tremendous courage when it comes to protecting their child.

Tim Duncan and The Importance of Servant Leadership

Your Voice of Encouragement

Today I''m featuring a guest blog post by Quinn McDowell, a colleague whose passion for developing strong leaders, parents and young people matches my own. Duncan’s decision to approach his leadership role with a servant’s mindset has played a huge role in the Spurs’ extended run of success.

Jim Hunter – Servant Leadership Interview Series

Modern Servant Leader

We continue the servant leadership interview series with a real treat. I was honored to have Jim Hunter sit down for an interview on Servant Leadership. Jim has over 30 years of experience teaching and consulting on servant leadership principles. I found a leader.