Background: This post is part of a series defining the principles of Servant Leadership via the acronym SERVANT™ (Selfless, Empathetic, [...]
The best leaders ensure the success of their team and their own careers, by being present in the moment. Below are some important reasons that great leaders, as servants in the organization, must ensure team meetings have their full focus.
If we're not careful, oversight can turn into narcissism. So how can leaders avoid narcissism and their team's morale alive? Here are a few suggestions.
First time managers often realize they underestimated how many additional responsibilities management entails and the efforts supervisors perform behind the scenes. So, before you suggest your boss does not work as hard as you, does not appreciate your contributions, or simply doesn't "get it", consider this short parable about one such - admittedly imperfect - manager.
How well do you know what members of your team do on a regular basis? Consider this parable of one employee's interactions with his supervisor. It's part one in a three part piece on the importance of transparency between leaders and their team.