The Sage is self-effacing and scanty of words. When his task is accomplished and things have been completed, All the people say, 'We ourselves have achieved it!' --Lao Tzu

Servant Leadership: Helping People Come Alive

Servant Leadership: Helping People Come Alive

Jul 31, 2012-- "It's a powerful perspective on work -- holding within it a value for collaboration, agency, creativity, and meaning. What if we all could see what we do in that way? What if our organizations supported us in holding that perspective, and to go one step further, how can we create institutions that release these core values? In his seminal 1970 essay 'The Servant as Leader,' Robert Greenleaf coined the term "servant leader" to describe someone who has that interest. For such a person, 'It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead.'" An inspiring article on what it takes for leadership to serve people in coming alive. (15004 reads)


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