Monthly Archives: June 2019

SERVANT-LED ORGANIZATIONS, PART II. . .

Caring is the essential motive. –Robert K. Greenleaf (‘Advices to Servants’) Becoming a servant-led organization rooted in learning requires a commitment to performance (seeking, in Greeleaf’s words, to shun mediocrity and embrace distinction) and practice (remember, Gentle Reader, practice does … Continue reading

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SERVANT-LED ORGANIZATIONS, PART I. . .

Leadership is a serious meddling in other people’s lives. –Max de Pree In 1990 Peter Senge published his seminal work: ‘The Fifth Discipline.’  He introduced us to the concept of the learning organization.  In 1993 Peter wrote this: ‘Learning Organizations … Continue reading

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IS GREENLEAF’S CONCEPT ‘REALISTIC’? – PART VII. . .

…one is always searching. –Robert K. Greenleaf Good morning, Gentle Reader.  This morning we will conclude our brief exploration of some of the disciplines.  As a reminder here are the disciplines, we have explored five thus far: Listening, first Being … Continue reading

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WAKE UP – BE AWARE – BECOME DISTURBED. . .

Good morning Gentle Reader.  I have decided to step-aside this morning and offer you the following post.  I will continue with ‘Is Greenleaf’s Concept Realistic’ next time. Awareness does not bring comfort or solace.; it brings disturbance –Robert K. Greenleaf … Continue reading

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IS GREENLEAF’S CONCEPT ‘REALISTIC’? – PART VI. . .

Our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world, as in being able to remake ourselves. –Gandhi Good morning, Gentle Reader.  This morning we will continue our brief exploration of some of the disciplines.  As a … Continue reading

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IS GREENLEAF’S CONCEPT ‘REALISTIC’? – PART V. . .

…if one is servant, either leader or follower, one is always searching. –Robert K. Greenleaf Good morning, Gentle Reader.  This morning we will continue our brief exploration of some of the disciplines.  As a reminder here are the disciplines, we … Continue reading

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IS GREENLEAF’S CONCEPT ‘REALISTIC’? – PART IV. . .

[The servant makes] sure that other people’s highest priority needs are being served. –Robert K. Greenleaf Greenleaf is clear.  The servant, first (leader or follower), whether the individual or the organized group of two or more, seeks to serve so … Continue reading

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