SERVANT Leaders are Needful – Acronym Model

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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. We’re near the end of our series on the definition of Servant Leadership through the acronym SERVANT. What NEEDFUL Looks Like for Leaders.

Common Objections and Misconceptions of SERVANT Leadership

Modern Servant Leader

Many executives wrestle with the term SERVANT Leadership. The term servant, itself, disturbs many people otherwise advocating these principles. For example, in the landmark work “ Good to Great ” Jim Collins explained his team almost used the term “Servant Leader” instead of “Level 5 Leader” but feared it would be misinterpreted. Servant Leadership is not slavery and the leader is not owned by those they serve.

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3 Studies Prove Servant Leadership Good for Business

Modern Servant Leader

Opponents of servant leadership argue that the concept sounds good, but it just does not work in business. “Show me one study,” they say, “that proves Servant Leadership works for business.” Here are three studies that prove Servant Leadership is good for business: Good Company Index. The principles reflected in this book capture concepts critical to servant leaders: serving all your stakeholders - not just investors.

Could Your Next CEO Come from Any Department?

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In Good to Great, Jim Collins explains the best CEOs are not external hires, but brought up through internal development. 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?

Jim Hunter – Servant Leadership Interview Series

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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.

BAD LEADERS – Ramsey's Political Rules « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

We provide a safe and fun place to learn , grow and develop other leaders. New Micro-Training Linked 2 Leadership: The Leadership Collaboratory Articles of Faith: Leaders Think And Contemplate Andrew Schank Leadership Sabotage: Intentional or Not? Hey Leader, Bring On Some Tension!

Want To Build A Great Team? Lighten Up « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

We provide a safe and fun place to learn , grow and develop other leaders. New Micro-Training Linked 2 Leadership: The Leadership Collaboratory Articles of Faith: Leaders Think And Contemplate Andrew Schank Leadership Sabotage: Intentional or Not? Hey Leader, Bring On Some Tension!

7 Essentials to Pack for Your Journey of Success « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

We provide a safe and fun place to learn , grow and develop other leaders. New Micro-Training Linked 2 Leadership: The Leadership Collaboratory Articles of Faith: Leaders Think And Contemplate Andrew Schank Leadership Sabotage: Intentional or Not? Hey Leader, Bring On Some Tension!