Values Diverse Opinions
It begins with LISTENING.
Let this be your calling card:
- listen to non verbals
- Listen for opportunity
- recognise contributors
This quality is one of the hallmarks of SERVANT LEADERSHIP.
Myatt, M. (2012). Why Most Leaders Need to Shut Up and Listen. forbes.com
Develops a Culture of Trust
Joseph, E. & Winston, B. (2005). A correlation of Servant Leadership, Leader Trust, and Organizational Trust. Leadership and organiszation development journal.
Helps people with life issues, not just work ones
Fukuda, M. (2015). Work-Life Compatibility: Why and How Leaders Should Promote It. entrepreneur.com
Sells instead of tells
Gerzema, J. (2013). Leadership in Crisis: Show Don't Tell. huffpost.com
Thinks long term
Acts with humility
Spears, L. C. (2010). Character and servant leadership: Ten characteristics of effective, caring leaders. The Journal of Virtues & Leadership, 1(1), 25-30.
Dierendonck, D. (2011). Servant Leadership: A reviewed synthesis. Journal of Management. 37 (4). 1228-1261
Greenleaf, R. & Spears, L. (2002). Servant Leadership: A Journey into the Nature of Legitimate Power and Greatness. Paulist Press: NJ.