Servant-Leadership Dim Sum. Larry C. Spears. Five Books of Writings by Robert K. Greenleaf. Servant-Leadership (1977/2002) On Becoming a Servant-Leader (1996) Seeker and Servant (1996) The Power of Servant-Leadership (1998) The Servant-Leader Within (2002).
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Everybody can be great because everybody can serve… you only need a
heart full of grace…a soul generated by love, and you can be that servant.
—Martin Luther King, Jr.
to what they have to say.
cautiously optimistic in life.
resolve to grow in your own bravery over time
by gradually confronting and overcoming
5. Live your life in a conscientious fashion, holding
good values and high ethics.
4. Be an active learner throughout life.
3. Leading is good. Serving is better. Serving and leading is best.
2. To the greatest extent possible, insist upon the
right to make decisions that affect your own life, and support others in their own quests for those same rights.
1. Show people that they matter to you.
The servant leader is servant first. It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead. The best test and the most difficult to administer is: Do those served grow as persons? Do they, while being served, become healthier, wiser, freer, more autonomous, more likely themselves to become servants? And what is the effect on the least privileged in society; will they benefit or, at least, not be further deprived?
--Robert K. Greenleaf, from The Servant as Leader