Monthly Archives: March 2018

GREENLEAF, ‘THOUGHTS FROM 1962,’ PART II. . .

This morning, gentle reader, I will continue to offer passages from a piece that Greenleaf wrote in 1962.  Perhaps some of them will speak to you.  Greenleaf writes: The most outstanding developer I know about had at the center of … Continue reading

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GREENLEAF, ‘THOUGHTS FROM 1962,’ PART I. . .

Greenleaf retired from AT&T in 1964, five years later he began to write about his concept, The Servant as Leader.  In 1962 he wrote a piece that he titled: Uniqueness, Paradox and Choice – Notes on Strategy for Potentially Successful … Continue reading

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A POEM. . .

People pay attention to who we are.  We know this.  The following poem emerged into my consciousness in 2009. BE AWARE –A Guide for Servant-Leaders-– Be aware of who you are, others will be and learn. Be aware of the … Continue reading

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POWER, PART II. . .

Leadership is a serious meddling in other peoples’ lives. –Max De Pree Here is an understatement: Each of us human beings in an imperfect human being!  One consequence of our being imperfect is that each of us will use our … Continue reading

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POWER, PART I. . .

…if one is servant or leader, one is always searching. –Robert K. Greenleaf Consider that Greenleaf’s concept is inherently moral-ethical.  There are few leadership concepts that are; most are amoral (neither inherently moral nor immoral).  Given, this, Greenleaf is clear: … Continue reading

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LEADERSHIP MOMENTS, PART II. . .

Responsible people build; they do not destroy.  They are moved by the heart. –Robert K. Greenleaf This morning, Gentle Reader, we will explore a number of ‘Disciplines’ that I have found helpful when it comes to the servant-leader preparing without … Continue reading

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LEADERSHIP MOMENTS, PART I. . .

Anyone who has been a leader or anyone who has chosen to follow a leader knows that some of the most impactful and memorable experiences are not the big events but are, literally, the ‘moments.’  At this ‘moment’ the leader … Continue reading

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