Category Archive: Servant-leadership

Egoless Leadership is a Myth

In a perfect world everyone serves from a heart of love. But, I see ego-centric motivations in my heart. What about you? Egoless leadership is, at best, an aspiration. You know you’re an… Continue reading

Running Through the Mud

Your voice is born in solving your own struggle. Wisdom is found while running through the mud. Struggling in the mud makes you useful. You are the message. Solutions emerge while running through the… Continue reading

The Real Truth About Authority, Power, and Position

You don’t need authority, power, or position to lead. Sometimes they get in the way. Leading is serving, nothing more, nothing else, nothing less. Become a leader by serving. The trappings of leadership… Continue reading

“Advantage” Solves the 12 Dangers of Leadership

You’ve been wronged, manipulated, or cheated by someone with position or power. Leaders shade the truth, compromise their values, and abuse authority. Just read the news. When the path is demanding, shortcuts feel… Continue reading

Three Ways to Protect Success

Letting down destroys you. Maintaining and sustaining success is harder than achieving it. Humility is your companion on the way up. Arrogance trips you at the top. Three ways to protect success: #1.… Continue reading

How to Develop the People You Really Want

Leaders who neglect people seldom get what they really want. Three essentials for skillful leaders: Produce useful results. Build relationships. Strengthen culture. Successful leaders do all three at the same time – all… Continue reading