The second-to-last principle in the Acronym Model of SERVANT-Leadership™ is Nonpartisan. This 6-minute lesson demonstrates the Nonpartisan principle, through the example of Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) and Peter Brand (Jonah Hill). Billy Beane was manager of the Oakland A’s Major League Baseball team, when their player salary budget was slashed. He knew they could not […]
It is time to update the Acronym Model of SERVANT-Leadership®. After 15+ years of research, dozens of authors and hundreds of principles, we created the first ever, comprehensive model of contemporary servant leadership. That was years ago. The intent was never to make this a changing model. Yet, it is time to update the acronym.
The principles of servant leadership include being Thorough. Thorough is about focusing on and prioritizing long-term benefits and results. See examples from the movie Erin Brockovich, Max De Pree, and Blake Mycoskie.
The principles of servant leadership include Nonpartisan. Nonpartisan leaders seek insights from anyone, anywhere, almost anytime. They do this while also reflecting a sense of vulnerability. See examples from the movie MoneyBall, Darwin Smith, and John Letts.
The servant leadership principles include being Virtuous. High moral and ethical standards are important to great leaders. See examples Martin Luther King Jr., Warren Buffet, and Oskar Schindler (Schindler’s List). We also cover attributes like Character, Serving a Higher Purpose, Trust, and more.
Confused by all the different models and definitions of leadership? This model of SERVANT Leadership distills decades of research, hundreds of attributes, and dozens of models to a comprehensive and simple model of the best examples.
Want to learn about servant leadership? Want to know what SERVANT-Leadership™ is, how it got started, where it’s in practice today and more? Then you’ve come to the right place. This is the first (and only) course like this I am aware of. Because it’s new though, I’m offering it for free – at least
As social media platforms come and go, technology changes, but key principles remain. As a leader in your organization, you need to remember these key principles. A simple, relevant acronym should do the trick: S.O.C.I.A.L. – Serve, Open, Connect, Integrity, Action-oriented and Listen. While these principles are important at all times, it begins with listening,