Monthly Archives: February 2014

THE ‘HEART’ OF THE SERVANT-AS-LEADER. . .

What is ‘The Heart of the Servant-as-Leader?’  ‘Heart’ comes from the French word ‘Couer’ which is also the root of the English word ‘Courage.’  So in a real way, to have ‘heart’ is also to have ‘courage.’  Symbolically, our heart … Continue reading

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CONSIDER. . .THREE. . .

For more than 46 years now I have had the privilege and opportunity to observe and interact with a variety of leaders in seven different countries comprising a diversity of cultures and sub-cultures.  I am now thinking of ‘role-defined’ leaders … Continue reading

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DISCIPLINES OF THE SERVANT-LEADER. . .

Gentle reader, today I am inviting you to ‘Consider the Disciplines of the Servant-Leader.’  Let us continue with a few definitions: Consider = to reflect upon in order to understand and then decide Discipline = a specific, rigorous practice Servant … Continue reading

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CONSIDER. . .THE LEADER. . .PART II

I am often asked:  What do leaders do?  What are their tasks?  Here are some tasks of/for the leader to ‘Consider’: ·    To act with integrity at all times [consistency NOT perfection is the goal] ·    To be vulnerable and … Continue reading

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CONSIDER. . .THE LEADER. . .PART I

                                            My life is my message. — Gandhi                                        I will act as if what I do will make a difference.               … Continue reading

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INSTITUTION AS SERVANT, PART III

Gentler reader, please see my 12 February, 2014 posting for the introduction and context for today’s posting and 14 February, 2014 for Part II. The following continues my list of ‘Characteristics’ for an ‘Institution as Servant.’ 18.    Commitment vs Loyalty … Continue reading

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INSTITUTION AS SERVANT, PART II

Gentler reader, please see my 12 February, 2014 posting for the introduction and context for today’s posting. The following continues my list of ‘Characteristics’ for an ‘Institution as Servant.’ 7.  Seeking to move toward DISTINCTION as servant; ‘Mediocrity’ is NOT … Continue reading

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