The Great Game of Business has helped all types of organizations align their people and thrive. It is a perfect pairing with servant leadership principles. If you apply GGOB at your business, consider taking it to the next level with servant leadership programs.
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
The fifth principle in the Acronym Model of SERVANT-Leadership™ is Authentic. This 6-minute lesson demonstrates this principle, through the example of Kay Graham and Ben Bradlee (played by Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks) debating personal relationships vs. professional responsibilities. Graham is the CEO of The Washington Post and Bradlee is Executive Editor for the paper.
The fourth principle in the Acronym Model of SERVANT-Leadership™ is Virtuous. This 8-minute lesson demonstrates this principle, through the example of Oskar Schindler (played by Liam Neeson). Schindler was a German Industrialist in World War II and an imperfect man in many ways. However, he saved the lives of 1,200 Jews by employing them in
The third principle in the Acronym Model of SERVANT-Leadership™ is Resolve. This 5-minute lesson demonstrates this principle, through the example of Amelia Earhart (played by Hillary Swank). Amelia’s faced many challenges to getting her flight across the Atlantic off the ground. Now, the night before this scene, she catches her aviator, Bill Stoltz (played by
“They just don’t get it! Servant Leadership will never work here.” I hear this frustration all the time. While I disagree, particularly with the absolute of “never”, I confess it is more difficult to embed Servant Leadership in an organization that did not begin with these principles. Reasons to Start with Servant Leadership There are
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