Monthly Archives: January 2016

SERVANT-LEADERSHIP: SOME MUSINGS, PART II. . .

At times leaders ask me if there are ‘safety’ and ‘leader’ guidelines that are important when the leader and the led gather together in order to work together or think together. Here are some that I have found to be … Continue reading

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SERVANT-LEADERSHIP: SOME MUSINGS, PART I. . .

‘Musing’ entails deep reflection or being absorbed in thought. Recently I have found myself ‘musing’ about Greenleaf’s concept. My journal is fuller today as a result of my capturing in writing some of what has emerged for me during my … Continue reading

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SERVANT-LEADERSHP: TWO QUOTATIONS TO CONSIDER. . .

This morning I was looking through some notes and came upon a number of quotations, some of them from Greenleaf. I choose a few to reflect upon. Here are two of the quotes followed by some of what emerged as … Continue reading

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FIVE CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS, PART II. . .

This morning, gentle reader, we will conclude our exploration of Greenleaf’s seminal essay, ‘The Servant-as-Leader’ as we reflect upon his ‘Five Concluding Observations.’ We continue beginning with his second concluding observation. Greenleaf writes: • Not much that is really important … Continue reading

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FIVE CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS, PART I. . .

What helps confirm my belief that Greenleaf’s original iteration of his seminal essay, ‘The Servant as Leader,’ is his inspired essay is how he ends the essay with his ‘Five Concluding Observations.’ Today we will begin briefly exploring Greenleaf’s ‘concluding … Continue reading

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HOW DO YOU GET THE RIGHT THINGS DONE?

Greenleaf writes: The urgent problems of our day: a senseless war, destruction of the environment, poverty, alienation, discrimination, overpopulation, are here because of human failure – individual failures – one man, one action at a time failures. Despite our massive … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES THE SERVANT-LEADER DO. . .

Greenleaf writes: …we know we have too few able leaders today, and fewer still are servants. Otherwise we would not hold contemporary society to be mediocre. …Knowing this, what does the servant-leader do? Two things: First, he makes his very … Continue reading

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