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SERVANT-LEADERSHIP – SOME ESSENTIALS TO CONSIDER, PART II. . .

Do those served grow as persons…-Robert K. Greenleaf An Essential for Greenleaf is an ‘organic metaphor.’  People are fully human beings.  They are, also, at their best living paradoxes of good evil (Greenleaf’s words; others use ‘virtue & vice,’ or … Continue reading

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SERVANT-LEADERSHIP – SOME ESSENTIALS TO CONSIDER, PART I. . .

Responsible people build; they do not destroy. They are moved by the heart. – Robert K. Greenleaf For more than 40 years now folks have been asking me: ‘What are the Essentials of Servant-Leadership?’  This, I think, is a common … Continue reading

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AN INVITATION TO REFLECT. . .

My 14th of February, 2018 posting focused on Greenleaf’s ‘Life’s Choices as Markers.’  This morning I am inviting you, gentle reader, to stop, step-back, take some time and reflect upon the following questions.  The questions emerged for me many years … Continue reading

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THE GRAND DESIGN OF EDUCATION. . .

A few days ago I had the privilege of enjoying a long conversation with Jack.  Jack is the head of the humanities department at a community college.  A few hours after our conversation I began to think about Greenleaf’s essay, … Continue reading

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LIFE’S CHOICES AS MARKERS. . .

…manage your lives with attitudes and values and ways of initiating that will assure service with distinction. –Robert K. Greenleaf Among other attributes, Greenleaf was a person who sought to be mindful, intentional & purpose-full.  He was a person who … Continue reading

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SERVANT-LEADERSHIP – MY RATIONALE, PART VII. . .

Consider, gentle reader, that Servant-Leadership is concerned with the Difficult things for Leaders to do.  For more than 30 years I have been keep a list of the Difficult things for them to do.  As I continued to emerge a … Continue reading

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SERVANT LEADERSHIP – MY RATIONALE, PART VI. . .

Consider, gentle reader, that Servant Leadership is concerned with certain Disciplines that we are called to develop, integrate and enact.  Aristotle noted that we become our habits.  Our Disciplines become habitual.  Here is a short-list of the Disciplines that Greenleaf … Continue reading

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