If you want to improve your servant leadership skills, excel in serving when: 1. You don't feel like it. 2. The one being served doesn't deserve it. 3. You have nothing to gain. After all, anyone can serve when conditions are perfect... when it's uncomfortable and it costs you something... that' where TRUE service begins.
There is one inevitable result of leadership. It doesn't matter whether you are a good leader, a great leader or a lousy leader... YOU set the tone for your staff, business or organization. I've heard many managers and/or leaders talk negatively about those that work under them or above them. I have done it. There's … Continue reading Setting The Tone… 7 Tough Questions Every Leader Should Ask
My eight-year old daughter attempted to play a trick on me. Her plan was to try to get me to look up at the ceiling at something imaginary and when I did, she planned to tickle my neck. Knowing what she was trying to do, I tickled her instead, laughed and said, "you have to … Continue reading Communicating with Clarity…
"Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding, for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her." Proverbs 3:13-15 NIV
Never let service get lost in ambition. True servanthood requires the willingness to be inconvenienced.