Are Servant Leaders Obsolete?

Lead Change Blog

The current public personas of people whom we would title “leaders” are a far cry from the model Robert Greenleaf developed during his 40 years with American Telephone and Telegraph (now AT&T). In 1964 he took an early retirement to found the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership.

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. We had some great guests including Ken Blanchard, author of the new One Minute Manager and Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeyes. Scared leaders can’t serve well.

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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

Focus on the Journey, Not the Destination

Lead Change Blog

The article, titled, “Beam Me Up Scotty,” talks about me being too focused on my own career — causing me to miss an opportunity to learn from my boss, who was a very quiet, humble servant leader. I was in my late 20s at the time and thought I was a good leader. I want to share with you the difference between Art, the young leader of the past, and the leader I am today. I spent most of my career as a power leader. As leaders, we must get results.

Hope in the Workplace

Lead Change Blog

As a leader, you need to understand your job is to help your employees through the unfolding of their life events. Positively affecting the lives of others is one of the most rewarding things leaders can do. Leaders need to plant the purpose first to create hope for the future.

From Values to Action: A book review by Bob Morris

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Bob's blog entries "the servant leader" All organizations need effective leadership at all levels and in all areas of their operations “The Institution as Servant” David Whyte From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership Harry M. From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership Harry M. Jansen Kraemer Jr.

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’s On Your Board of Directors?

Great Leadership By Dan

Coaching on opportunities that may help me improve as a servant leader. Chris has also served as a senior consultant with The Ken Blanchard Companies since 1995. Guest post from regular contributor S.

Top 10 Servant Leadership Tweeters in 2011

Modern Servant Leader

Part of my mission is to spread servant leadership awareness. Therefore, I greatly appreciate folks on Twitter who spread servant leadership content. The universally recognized organization promoting servant leadership is expanding their online presence. Ken Blanchard.

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. 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.” Servant Leadership Institute ( @sliLEAD ). Ken Blanchard (@ KenBlanchard ).

Servant Leadership Observer – Spring 2012

Modern Servant Leader

Welcome to the Spring 2012 edition of the Servant Leadership Observer – your most comprehensive source of servant leadership news, events and blog posts. Want to receive monthly servant leadership updates and regular posts from Servant Leadership.

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. This year’s speakers include incredible names like, Ken Blanchard, Bill Hybels, Erwin McManus, Ben Carson, Mark Sanborn, Drew Brees and many, many more.

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. Ken Blanchard. Does Ken Blanchard really need an introduction?!

14 Leadership Studies – Quick Overview of Leadership


There are dozens of fascinating theories from the field that can help you become a better leader or at the very least offer insights into the reasons why we act the way we do when leading or being led. LEADER-MEMBER EXCHANGE THEORY. SERVANT LEADERSHIP THEORY.