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.

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.

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. The best leaders never stop learning and growing. Reality Check #4: Leaders Need to Know and Understand Themselves and Others to Achieve Greatness. A self-aware leader also shows resilience.

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. Security leaders are primarily reporting to the CIO.

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Thought-full Thursday: Beginnings | Aspire-CS


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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. Listening for Systems: from birth we’re taught to carefully listen for content (exemplified by Active Listening) which misses the underlying, unspoken system.

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