Monthly Archives: December 2015

BEING A GOOD LISTENER. . .

Greenleaf writes: …one cannot serve as one leads…without being a good listener. …Listening begins with attention and the search for understanding, both the outward manifestation and the inward conviction of really searching to understand. This must be communicated by the … Continue reading

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TRUST. . .

Greenleaf writes: Every achievement starts with a goal… The starter of the goal must elicit trust, especially if it is a high risk or visionary goal, because those who follow must accept the risk along with the leader. Direction, a … Continue reading

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ROBERT K. GREENLEAF – A FEW QUOTES TO NOTE. . .

During my morning meditation one of Greenleaf’s quotes emerged into my consciousness – it is the last quotation in this entry. Later, as I was driving to my favorite coffee shop I decided to offer us some quotes from Greenleaf. … Continue reading

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THE DIRECTION…THE GOAL, PART I. . .

Greenleaf writes: A mark of a leader, an attribute that puts him in a position to show the way for others, is that he is better than most at pointing the direction. As long as he is leading, he always … Continue reading

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THE INDIVIDUAL. . .

Greenleaf writes: The forces for good and evil in the world are propelled by the thoughts, attitudes and actions of individual beings. What happens to our values, and therefore to the quality of our civilization, in the future will be … Continue reading

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THE SERVANT PREPARES. . .

Greenleaf writes: The servant prepares himself to lead by a process of growth through experience guided by a self-image as a builder and within a conceptual framework that suggests strengths that will emerge if allowed. Leaders are not trained, they … Continue reading

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WHO IS THE ENEMY? – PART II. . .

Greenleaf writes: The ‘real’ enemy is fuzzy thinking on the part of good, intelligent, vital people, and their failure to lead. Too many people settle for being critics… There is…too little preparation for and willingness to undertake the hard, and … Continue reading

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