SERVANT Leaders are Empathetic – Acronym Model

Modern Servant Leader

Background: This post is part of a series defining the principles of Servant Leadership via the acronym SERVANT ( Selfless , Empathetic, Resolute, Virtuous, Authentic, Needful and Thorough). For more, visit the overview at this link or sign up for the free online course, Servant Leadership 101. The second principle in the SERVANT Leadership acronym is Empathetic. Leaders who lose the ability to empathize lose the ability to lead.

Reality Checks Leaders Must Give Themselves in 2016 (Part Two)

Lead Change Blog

In this post , I presented three reality checks leaders must give themselves in 2016. You need strong foundational work and pillars that may take months if not years to develop. The best leaders never stop learning and growing. A self-aware leader also shows resilience.

Listening Biases: How Influencers Unwittingly Restrict Possibilities

Strategy Driven

Do you listen carefully to pose the best questions to enable you to fulfill your expectations? By entering conversations with assumptions and personal goals, and listening according to historic, unconscious, self-directed filters, you unwittingly direct conversations.

Leadership in Cybersecurity

N2Growth Blog

Today’s security leader must keep their pulse on a plethora of security initiatives. Below is a list of security initiatives that a security leader would either manage or have parallel impact upon within a business: Data security. Policy & controls development with implementation.

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The Skills of Kindness: a guide for sellers, coaches, leaders and facilitators

Strategy Driven

Here is how and why we restrict possibility: Biased listening: We each hear through subjective filters, created during, and restricting, our lives. It’s necessary to listen using a different part of our brain (not Active Listening) that we’ve never been taught to use intentionally. I’ve developed them. I’ve developed a generic model that gives Facilitators the skills to facilitate change at the belief and systems levels.