Author Archives: Searcher Seeker

A QUESTION: WHO IS THE ENEMY? – PART II. . .

I concluded my last entry with: ‘Who is the Enemy?’  Greenleaf writes: The real enemy is fuzzy thinking on the part of good, intelligent, vital people, and their failure to lead, and to follow servants as leaders.  …There is…too little … Continue reading

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A QUESTION: WHO IS THE ENEMY? – PART I. . .

Greenleaf writes: Who is the enemy?  Who is holding back more rapid movement to the better society that is reasonable and possible with available resources?  Who is responsible for the mediocre performance of so many of our institutions?  Who is … Continue reading

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HOW DOES ONE TELL. . .

We convince by our presence. –Walt Whitman Greenleaf writes: Who is the servant?  How does one tell a truly giving, enriching servant from the neutral person or the one whose net influence is to take away from or diminish other … Continue reading

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PEOPLE BUILDING. . .

Greenleaf writes: An institution starts on a course toward people-building with leadership that has a firmly established context of people first. Greenleaf contrasts ‘people-using’ with ‘people-building.’  When people are dehumanized – which is one of the most egregious acts we … Continue reading

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UNLIMITED LIABILITY. . .

Greenleaf writes: Love…begins with one absolute condition: unlimited liability!  As soon as one’s liability for another is qualified to any degree, love is diminished by that much.  …Institutions are designed to limit liability.  …any human service where he who is … Continue reading

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