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Servant Leadership

Transform Your Organization

Terri Wallin | Posted 05.12.2015 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

There are exhaustive resources on leadership styles and, with little agreement on what style is best, there is an executive leadership style that makes a difference in employee satisfaction--servant leadership.

The Power of Asking Your Team for Feedback

Matt Tenney | Posted 05.25.2015 | Business
Matt Tenney

As leaders, we are usually required to give feedback to our team members on a regular basis. But it can often be challenging to get the feedback we need to grow. The more senior our position, the more challenging it can be to get feedback.

Rosemary Kowalski: Imagining Beauty

Tom Ferguson | Posted 10.04.2014 | Business
Tom Ferguson

A while back I set out to tell the stories of leaders that inspire people to follow- not through celebrity or ego or fear, but through humanity. The b...

What Is the Soul?

Jon Wortmann | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

We don't know what the soul is. That's what Phyllis Tickle said recently at a conference presented by the Servant Leadership School in Greensboro, ...

Luke 1:39-45(46-55): The Other Side of the Tray

Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr. | Posted 02.15.2014 | Religion
Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr.

And there is the key to Christmas joy. The little-known secret of Christmas is that our joy is full when we study and learn from Mary as servant, God as servant, Jesus as servant, and become servants ourselves. When we do, our joy will be full.

How to Compassionately Deal With Poor Performance

Matt Tenney | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Matt Tenney

Being compassionate doesn't mean that we don't address issues that need to be addressed, like consistently poor performance. Sometimes the most compassionate thing we can do, which would be in the best service of all the stakeholders, is to let someone go.

How Compassionate Leadership Results in a More Innovative Culture

Matt Tenney | Posted 08.18.2013 | Business
Matt Tenney

Ironically, in the recipe for creating and sustaining a highly innovative culture, compassion might just be the most important ingredient. It's well ...

Why Servant Leadership Is Slightly Off -- And What to Do Instead

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

What constitutes a great leader? Is it servant leadership, a humble leader who patiently and selflessly puts him or herself into the service of others? Servant leadership is the current trend, but personally, I don't like the term, in fact, I loath it.

Are You a Leader or Just a Manager?

Matt Tenney | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business
Matt Tenney

It seems that on almost a daily basis, I see or hear the words "leader" and "manager" used interchangeably. (In fact, I sometimes catch myself using t...

Servant Leadership: Helping People Come Alive

Viral Mehta | Posted 09.19.2012 | Home
Viral Mehta

A servant leader -- one who wants to serve first and lead second -- strives to create a work environment in which people can truly express these deepest of inner drives.