Monthly Archives: December 2017

‘ONE IS ALWAYS SEARCHING’, PART II. . .

…if one is servant, either leader or follower, one is always searching. –Robert K. Greenleaf This morning, gentle reader, I will continue with the exploration that I began in Part I. Transformational.  I/We can engage in a ‘Shift’.  A shift … Continue reading

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‘ONE IS ALWAYS SEARCHING,’ PART I. . .

…if one is servant, either leader or follower, one is always searching. –Robert K. Greenleaf  Gentle reader, you might remember that my mentor, Lowell, introduced me to Greenleaf’s essay, The Servant as Leader, in March, 1975.  We met weekly for … Continue reading

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SERVANT-LEADER–A REFLECTIVE EXERCISE. . .

Greenleaf notes, again and again, that one will freely choose to follow a leader who is servant-first, one who seeks to serve others’ highest priority needs, one who seeks to serve so that those who are served grow as persons, … Continue reading

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GREENLEAF’S ‘LEGACY’. . .

In choosing a vocation, you should have as your primary aim that of finding in the work in which you are engaged that which is uniquely you. –Robert K. Greenleaf I believe that Greenleaf emerged ‘work’ that was ‘uniquely’ Greenleaf.  … Continue reading

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CONSIDER-‘THE QUESTION’. . .

The poet Maya Angelou ‘The Question’: ‘Do you know, do you comprehend, in the moment, who or what you serve?’ Gentle reader, I invite you to stop, step-back and take some time to reflect upon and respond to her question.  … Continue reading

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TWO POEMS. . .

I have had the opportunity and privilege of spending time with two wonder-full, caring, compassionate and intellectually stimulating and challenging men.  Both are searchers and seekers.  Both are role-models when it comes to being servant-first leaders.  Gentle reader, I have … Continue reading

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‘LIFE’S CHOICES AS MARKERS’. . .

Robert K. Greenleaf was aware of his ‘Life’s Choices as Markers.’  He captured his reflections in a short essay that he titled: ‘Life’s Choices as Markers.’  Greenleaf talked and wrote about five individuals who deeply affected his ‘choices.’  These ‘choices’ … Continue reading

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