The Leader is an Enabler


 
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The Leader is an Enabler
Tom Wilson, HR Consultant, United States, Member
Within the context of the Mission-Men-Self ethos of servant leadership, the Leader enables those around him or her to transcend their personal expectations as a means for achieving the common purpose.
This may require the deflation of the ego-based self-esteem of some while enticing greater moral sufficiency in others, and may not be a pleasant experience in the moment.
But by submitting to Mission before Self, the Leader gains the moral leverage necessary to enable superiors and subordinates alike to be all they can be....Sign up
 

 
How Servant Leaders Enable Others
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
Thanks and congratulations Tom with such profound thoughts and also with your very precise choice of wording. In doing so, you connected the Mission-M...Sign up
 

 
Greenleaf's Servant Leader Philosophy and the Gospel of Mark
Tom Wilson, HR Consultant, United States, Member
@Jaap de Jonge (Editor): Thank you for your kind words and the reference to Greenleaf's Servant Leadership Philosoph...Sign up
 

 
Helping Each Other
van loon, Netherlands, Member
It reminds me of the example set by Pope Francis last Thursday. He went to a prison to wash the feet of twelve young juveniles, among them Muslims and...Sign up
 

 
Pope Francis Washing the Feet of Young people in Prison
Debbie Jones, Canada, Member
Finally a positive expression of an enabler!
I too was touched by the example of Pope Francis washing the feet of young people in prison. It is i...Sign up
 

 
George Washington and Servant Leadership
Tom Wilson, HR Consultant, United States, Member
@Debbie Jones: I agree with you. Pope Francis;s example is an important reminder to the nature of the Great Commissi...Sign up
 

 
 


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