Do you know what your team members dream of? Here’s a clue: it’s not about you. In fact, it’s probably got nothing to do with your organization. If it does – great! Either way, do you really know? Another question: can you really be serving your team if you don’t know their dreams? If you […]
Jolly old Santa Claus has a reason to be so happy. After all, he only works one day a year and gets credit for all the gifts his elves made and the work his reindeer do. In return, what do the reindeer and elves get? Left over cookie crumbs, some carrots, and one hit movie vs. […]
This simple graphic depicts the difference between a Bad Boss and a Good Leader. I love it, because it highlights some key attributes, including: 1. Role of the Team: The Bad Boss expects the team to serve them. The Good Leader serves the team. 2. Command vs. Participate: Bad Bosses command others to do what […]
Danger Will Robinson, Danger! One symptom of a leader caving to her own ego is one who begins to confuse accountability with responsibility. Accountability is when you own the ultimate result – pass or fail. Responsibility is when you are the one to deliver the result. Too often, I’ve seen good managers cave to their […]
If you have a seagull manager, consider how you would respond to the birds and adjust those practices for the business world. You can resist the seagull manager
A Seagull Manager describes one who raise alarms based on little knowledge, provide negative feedback, then leave others to clean up the mess. Sound familiar?
W.E.B. Du Bois was the first African American to receive a PhD from Harvard University, instrumental in the foundation and development of NAACP…
Harriet Jacobs was an African American who escaped slavery, was an influential abolitionist & ardent educator. She wrote “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl”.
Isabella Baumfree, the African-American abolitionist & women’s rights activist became Sojourner Truth to reflect her calling to travel and spread the truth.
Use this Leadership Assessment to assess yourself or another person against Servant Leadership attributes. The format is simple and includes 18 questions, each with an example of Servant Leadership for the relevant question.