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Passion for the Servant Leader

Since November 2018 I have been blogging on concepts for the servant leader. I referenced leaders like Cheryl Bachelder, Sheila Heen, Brene’ Brown and more. I talked about 6 concepts: Vision Values Clarity Honesty Listening Courage So you would think I was done with the series, right? Not quite. The one thing under which these …

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6 Core Concepts of Servant Leadership – Courage

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” Maya Angelou [1] Are you courageous enough to have those hard conversations? Are you courageous enough to face your limitations…with others? Are you courageous enough to fail? Can you dare to lead? Brene’ Brown, in her …

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6 Core Concepts of Servant Leadership – Listening

Pope Francis‏ @Pontifex 12/14/18 Tweet This is the first step in order to grow on our journey of faith: listening. Before speaking, listen. Listening is the ability to accurately receive and interpret messages in the communication process. Effective listening is a skill that underpins all positive human relationships. [1] As such, you can see how …

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6 Core Concepts of Servant Leadership – Honesty

Proverbs tells us “If you do the right thing, honesty will be your guide. But if you are crooked, you will be trapped by your own dishonesty.” (1) Isn’t that true? If you are dishonest, to keep up the farce, you need to continue to be dishonest and are eventually found out, trapped in your …

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6 Core Concepts of Servant Leadership – Clarity

Webster’s dictionary defines “clarity” as “the quality or state of being clear.” (1) A Servant Leader communicates with clarity. In speaking or writing, the leader must be sure that the receiver understands their message. Otherwise misunderstanding, rework and frustration from all parties emerge. Karen Martin tells us that Clarity is “complete, accurate and easy to …

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