Starbucks has been referred to as a servant leadership company. Now, the company is taking another huge step in continuing its servant leadership principles by offering free college education to their employees. In a Daily Show interview on the announcement, Chairman and CEO, Howard Schultz made some incredible statements: “Today we announced that Starbucks will be the […]
I’ve just launched my new book – Paradigm Flip: Leading People, Teams, and Organizations Beyond the Social Media Revolution. It’s a unique perspective on the dovetail of great leadership principles and social media. As I say in the book, it’s not about you and it’s not about me: it’s about how you can better serve […]
Today, Jon Acuff resigned from the Dave Ramsey team. In a post on his Facebook page, Acuff explained several potential reasons that were not behind his resignation. Still, there is no explanation why he did resign. In response to the resignation, Dave Ramsey’s team has apparently shut down all digital assets associated with Acuff. The […]
What can the American Revolutionary War teach us about leadership and social media? It turns out, quite a lot. In this presentation, I highlight principles that helped the Patriots and hurt the British during the American Revolution. I then compare those examples to contemporary leaders in social media. Following the example of each principle, I […]
We have a crisis of leadership and need your help. This is our servant leadership manifesto.
A list of companies that value servant leadership. This list includes big names like Southwest Airlines, Starbucks and YUM Brands as well as many, often less-known organizations.