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DON’T PREACH…PRACTICE

It begins in here, not out there. –Robert K. Greenleaf Greenleaf writes: Very soon…we may know how many determined builders there are who can move creatively with these times in which powerful new forces for integrity are operating.  I wager … Continue reading

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GREENLEAF’S ‘BUSINESS ETHIC’. . .

Do those served grow as persons? –Robert K. Greenleaf Greenleaf writes that the new ‘Business Ethic’ is that serving is more important than being served.  Greenleaf continues: …it is important that this principle be embraced as an ethic and not … Continue reading

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‘THE WORK EXISTS FOR THE PERSON’. . .

We convince by our presence. –Walt Whitman Greenleaf writes: I have confidence that…a new business ethic will emerge.  …What might the new ethic be? …Looking at the two major elements, the work and the person, the new ethic, simply but … Continue reading

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MY PARTICULAR WINDOW. . .

Greenleaf writes: As I look through my particular window on the world I realize that I do not see all.  Rather, I see only what the filter of my biases and attitudes of the moment permits me to see. …The … Continue reading

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‘TRUST ME’. . .

Greenleaf writes: Can some manipulation be made legitimate?   …I cannot visualize a world without leaders, without those who better see the path ahead taking the risks to lead and show the way.  What reason is there for accepting the constraints … Continue reading

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‘I RECOGNIZE…THE CORE OF THE PROBLEM’

Greenleaf writes: I recognize the problem…so much of business not serving well.  But the core of the problem…is in the attitudes, concepts, and expectations regarding business held by the rest of society.  People in churches, universities, government and social agencies … Continue reading

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‘A LIBERATING INFLUENCE’. . .

Greenleaf writes: One would think that inspired and creative contributors to society would leave a liberating influence as their legacy.  In notable instances, however, a cult ensues that obscures the teaching.  It happened to Jesus of Nazareth two thousand years … Continue reading

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