The servant-leader is a servant first. It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Robert K. Greenleaf
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. Lao Tzu
What is Servant leadership?Servant leadership is a philosophy and set of practices that enriches the lives of individuals, builds better organizations and ultimately creates a more just and caring world.
Back to ancient philosophyThe concept of servant leadership has place in ancient philosophy, with advocates such as Lao Tzu and Chanakya. A good leader should take into consideration the thoughts and ideas of everyone.
Put your people before yourselfIf I took five minutes to talk to your team about their thoughts of you as a leader, what would they say? Would they say that you were a servant leader?