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Servant Leadership at the Top Position
MARK ILUNGA BUKASA
For me this way of leadership is generally the best, but it sometimes depends of the position. The best way to serve people is by being in the top position. The efficiency is going up with high responsability in the organization. Being in the crowd will serve, but is not a high responsability. Someone who can rightly lead on a low level of responsability, has the skills for more. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Leading Anywhere in Organization
James Townsend, Manager, United States, Member
  While you may have more power at the top of an org, you can lead and serve from whatever level you are in the organization. Consider Leo in the Hesse story (Greenleaf, 1970) - a servant who was more of the leader than anyone with a position of power.

  A Servant Leader Primarily Serves
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
  I concur with James. The most important word in "servant leadership" is the first one. According to Greenleaf, a servant-leader is always a servant at heart. He or she will be a servant at heart before, during, and after holding a leadership position, because that is who she is, deep down inside. The leadership position can be given or taken away, but the servant nature remains.
Source: Kent M. Keith, "He was a Servant First, a Servant at Heart", Center for Greenleaf Blog.

   
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The Servant-Leadership Model Should Be Taught to Anyone in a Position of Authority
🔥Values-based Leadership
Egalitarianism and Servant Leadership
Best Practices
🥇Examples of Great Servant Leaders
🥈Servant vs Charismatic Leaders
🥉Quotes on Servant Leadership and Servanthood
The Leader is an Enabler
Influence of Culture on Servant Leadership
Serving and Educating
Difference between Style and Leadership
Followers Empower Servant Leaders
Do not Confuse Kindness and Humility of Servant Leaders with Weakness
Servant Leaders can Turn into Manipulators
Is Servant Leadership a Seperate Style?
Servant Leadership at the Top Position
Servant Leadership Paradox
Needed! Servant Leaders for the Corporate World
Servant Leadership Blended with Quantum Leadership and Diversity


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