Monthly Archives: January 2021

ACCEPTANCE REQUIRES A TOLERANCE OF IMPERFECTION

Greenleaf writes: Acceptance requires a tolerance of imperfection.  …Many otherwise able people are disqualified to lead because they cannot work with and through the half-people…  The secret of institution building is to be able to weld a team of such … Continue reading

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LISTENING BEGINS WITH. . .

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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ELICIT 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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GREENLEAF – MORE 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 putting finger to key I decided to offer us some quotes from Greenleaf.  For more … Continue reading

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DISCERNING THE DIRECTION. . .

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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