The servant-leader <br />is servant first. <br />It begins with the natural feeling that one want to serve. <br />Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead.<br />
Do those served grow as persons?? <br />Do they, while being served, become healthier, wiser, freer, more autonomous, more likely themselves to become servants ??<br />
// yis // 071909 //<br />LIVE<br />We must survive in our body <br />LOVE<br />We must relate to others <br />LEGACY<br />We must also have value, make difference <br />LEARN<br />We must grow, develop, & use our talents <br />4 NEEDS<br />
Servitude implies being in a one down position to another person and giving from a place of need to or have to<br />The shear joy of giving<br />True service stems from a desire to give from the heart. It is freely shared without any expectation for something in return<br />// yis // 071909 //<br />
The choice to serve is not an action in the normal sense<br />“ It's not something you do, but an expression of your being." <br />// yis // 071909 //<br />
LISTENING…<br />active as an act of will and commitment <br />in touch with one’s own inner voice <br />Listen receptively to what is being said (and not said)<br />Listen intently to others<br />seeking to understand what one’s body, spirit, and mind are communicating<br />// yis // 071909 //<br />
Identifies with the concerns of others so as to better understand and lead <br />Empathy<br />Assumes the good intentions of coworkers and does not reject them as people, even while refusing to accept their behavior or performance<br />People need to be accepted and recognized for their special unique spirits<br />// yis // 071909 //<br />
// yis // 071909 //<br />Commitment to Growth of Others <br />Believe that people have an intrinsic value beyond their tangible contributions as workers<br />Recognize the tremendous responsibility to do everything within his or her power to nurture the personal professional and spiritual growth of employees<br />
// yis // 071909 //<br />Building Community<br />Not by mass movements, but by each servant leader demonstrating his own unlimited liability for a quite specific community-related group<br />
// yis // 071909 //<br />seek to convince and not pull rank<br /> - to go ahead and show the way <br />Persuasion<br />Convince other rather than coerce compliance<br />Persuasion rather than personal authority<br />
// yis // 071909 //<br />Foresight <br />It is hard to define but easy to identify<br />Understand the lessons from the past, the realities of the present, and the likely consequence of a decision for the future<br />
Ability to see things as they really are... <br />Awareness<br />of self and situation<br />Able leaders are usually sharply awake and reasonably disturbed. They are not seekers after solace. <br />They have their own serenity. <br />
// yis // 071909 //<br />Conceptualization<br />Seek healthy balance between conceptual thinking and day to day focused approach<br />Ability to look at a problem from a conceptualizing perspective <br /> think beyond day to day realities<br />Nurture abilities to “dream great dreams”<br />
// yis // 071909 //<br />Stewardship<br />commitment to serving the needs of others<br />Holding something in trust for another<br />emphasize the use of openness and persuasion rather than control<br />
// yis // 071909 //<br />HEALING…<br />Many people have broken spirit and <br />have suffered from a variety of emotional hurts<br />take opportunities to restore others to wholeness - to show caring <br />
// yis // 071909 //<br />“I don’t care how much or how little you know. When you teach what you yourself are still learning, you also enroll people as a support for you, to help you live it. “<br />One whose life has credibility with others, has integrity, diligence, humility, the spirit of servant leadership, of contribution.<br />MODELLING<br />How kids learn?? 3 ways. <br />First, example. Second, example. Third, example. <br />Nothing is powerful as example !!!<br />
// yis // 071909 //<br />Try to discern what the value systems are and how you can come up with a strategic plan within those values to meet those needs<br />Always study what the needs of people are…<br />PATH FINDING<br />
ALIGNMENT<br />Unless you institutionalize your values, <br />they wont happen<br />Once you have chosen the words that define your vision, your mission, your values are, <br />then you have to make sure that all the structures and system inside the organization reflect that.<br />
// yis // 071909 //<br />EMPOWERMENT<br />You don’t have to be focused on procedures<br />Instead, focus on vision and values and release the potential of people to accomplish those purpose <br /><ul><li> human creativity,
<ul><li> Devote themselves to serving the needs of organization members.
Develop employees to bring out the best in them.
Coach others and encourage their self expression</li></ul>What Do Leader Do? <br /><ul><li>Listen and build a sense of community.
Focus on meeting the needs of those they lead.
Facilitate personal growth in all who work with them</li></li></ul><li>// yis // 071909 //<br />HIGH ENERGY<br />DEEP SENSE OF SATISFACTION<br />DISTRIBUTED LEADERSHIP<br />HIGHLY <br />SIGNIFICANT RESULT<br />ALTERED TIME, <br />SPACE & CONDITION<br />COHERENCE<br />SYNCHRONICITY<br />
// yis // 071909 //<br />SYNCHRONICITY<br />Seamless transition…<br />Everybody is working extremely hard; <br />but the work seems almost effortless…<br />Sense of being outside everyday reality…<br />“A separation without separateness”<br />
// yis // 071909 //<br />So, whom do you serve ??<br />For what purpose ??<br />