Category Archive: Servant-leadership

How to Navigate Conflict Between Managers and Leaders

People who work together end up working against each other when goals compete and agendas collide. The goals of leadership and the challenges of management create healthy friction. Unresolved friction eventually turns to… Continue reading

You Serve Others – Who Serves You?

It seems like you serve others while others serve themselves. You stay late; others go home on time. You adapt; others make demands. You work to resolve conflict; others clash over trivialities. You… Continue reading

A Simple Project that Nudges Managers to Notice Others.

The shift from focusing on yourself to noticing others is essential to successful management. Systems and processes are essential, but people get things done. A manager’s performance is elevating the performance of others.… Continue reading

One Secret to Innovation, Collaboration, and Engagement

“Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion … .” Albert Einstein 3 advantages of compassion*: Innovation. Compassion enables learning by fostering psychological safety. Collaboration. Compassion increases people’s… Continue reading

How to Serve First, Build Trust, and Live Your Values

New Giveaway!! 20 free copies of an 18 week journal for leaders!!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Art Barter to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies of his… Continue reading

How to Be a Leader Others Talk About – in a Good Way

20  free books! Leave a comment on this post by 2/23/2017 to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies of Chip Bell’s new book, Kaleidoscope. ——— My conversation with bestselling author Chip Bell transformed… Continue reading