Join Me at the Summit

When I first read Robert Greenleaf’s The Servant As Leader in the 1970s, I did not know I would dedicate much of my life to helping leaders put actionable steps to some of the author’s groundbreaking ideas. Today, we’re seeing a movement towards servant leadership....

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How To Grow TGIM People

At the heart of Serving Leadership is a non-negotiable premise: people are your organization’s greatest treasure. This point of view requires a change in leaders accustomed to thinking of people as a tool, function, or cost. Don’t get me wrong. Employees must be...

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Why Those Who CAN, (Must) Teach!

There's a famous quote that is just, plain wrong. Those who can, do; and those who can't, teach. We've all had the misfortune of bumping into a couple of blowhards who can neither do nor teach. While they're “teaching,” it's apparent they don't know what they're...

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Why Serving Matters in the Workplace

Robert Greenleaf catalyzed a modern “servant leadership movement” in management philosophy over the last 40 years. His famous quote on the subject was this: “Do those served grow as persons; do they, while being served, become healthier, wiser, freer, more autonomous,...

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5 Productivity Hacks To Get Stuff Done

When I was a boy, I was a dreamer. Starting this blog with that sentence makes it sound like I’m not a dreamer anymore. Nothing could be further from the truth, so allow me to write that first sentence more to my point: When I was a boy, my mother worried that I was...

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