Posts Tagged ‘Servant Leadership’

Will You Serve Down? By Tom Mangham

Serve Down: Learning to Lead Like Jesus I am convinced that Jesus wants followers who intuitively understand that to “serve up” in God’s kingdom means that we actually “serve down.” Take for example how Jesus differentiates his loyal followers from the phonies (described as sheep and goats).  He doesn’t look at who prays the longest,…

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Active Leadership By Robert McFarland

The Four Tenets of Active Leadership Leadership means influence: Leadership is the ability to influence others and affect their actions. Leadership also denotes being out in front and guiding and directing the actions of others simply by being a visible example. Leaders make an impact, whether they realize it or not, simply because they have…

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Under Development By Alex McElroy

Under Development with the Right Foundation Recently, in my neighborhood, it seems like there is always a new house under development. There are construction vans in the alley behind my house and cranes lifting 2 x 4’s and drywall. Often, I am rerouted while driving because streets have been blocked off because of the construction.…

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How Servant Leaders Do It by Dr. Kathleen Patterson

By Dr. Kathleen Patterson ~ Servant leaders demonstrate excellence in their lives, inspire it in their followers and unleash it in organizations they serve. Here is how servant leaders do it: Begin with love. Servant leaders love others. In fact, this is the defining element of servant leaders — they lead with love. As 1…

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The Effectiveness of a Humble Leader by Jeremy Kingsley

By Jeremy Kingsley I suspect that the biggest factor, however, is a growing awareness that it works—and that it leaves everyone involved better off than zero-sum business philosophies where the winners end up on top and the losers don’t matter. At its heart, servant leadership is based on the simplest of concepts: Humility – by…

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CLA Webcast 1.22.15 Lead Like Jesus

Do you want to lead like Jesus? Join Phyllis H. Hendry, President and CEO of Lead Like Jesus as she shares how you can truly let the leader in you show. You’ll discover: Why most leadership programs fail to produce good leaders The four components to leading the way Jesus led The make-it-or-break-it key to…

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CLA Webcast 8.29.13: Learning to Lead Like Jesus

Learn from the greatest leadership role model of all time… Jesus Christ Join the CLA monthly webcast on August 29 as prominent author, speaker and business consultant Ken Blanchard takes us on a journey toward effective leadership and shows us how to lead as Jesus led. In this webcast you’ll learn: What it looks like…

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Is Steward Leadership Different than Servant Leadership?

By Kent R. Wilson Although deeply rooted in Judeo-Christian heritage, the first formal application of servanthood to leadership appeared in 1970 with the writings of Robert Greenleaf. A Quaker by background, Greenleaf introduced the idea of servant leadership while a manager at AT&T. Greenleaf defined it as follows: “Who is the servant-leader? The servant-leader is…

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The STEW of Steward Leadership

 By Mark L. Vincent A stew is either a mess or good eats. One has to look at the context to know which it is. Even more, over or under rationing the ingredients, or not inserting them at the proper time, and a fine meal becomes toxic. The STEW of a steward leader is much…

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