As you move up the hierarchy at work, you gain power. And most higher-ups exercise control and authority to exercise and accumulate that power. What if we flip this around and use connection to build power?
How do you know when to let things unfold in a meeting and when to reign them in? The key is in sensing how you can best serve the group.
The Agile Community has adopted the concept of “Coaching” in guiding teams to become Agile. What is Coaching? Do Agile teams really need Coaching?
Let’s dispel the misconception that Servant Leaders passively let the teams run. Servant leaders need to lead.
Some organizations see people raw materials and others view people as an investment. What’s the difference and why should you care?
Are you burning things down or building them up? If you burn it down, are you ready to build something in its place?
“The enemy is strong natural servants who have the potential to lead but do not lead, or who choose to follow a non-servant.” I have seen the enemy and he is us. How do we fulfill our duty to serve?
I toss around the phrase “Servant Leadership” with an intuitive sense of what it means. But what did its author actually say when he coined the phrase?
Can you be a servant leader if you’re not a leader? Does servant leadership go against what we’ve been taught our entire lives? What can we do to change these thinking patterns that are so ingrained in many of us.