Servant leadership. It is a style of leadership we’ve all heard of, but what exactly does it mean?
Marcel Schwantes, principal and founder of Leadership From the Core, sums it up with words from leadership expert Ken Blanchard: “Servant leadership is love in action.”
Schwantes goes on to explain what this means in the business world.
– Love in the business sense. “Crossing over from a traditional management mindset of power and control over others to a servant leadership mindset of love requires full admission that you are there to meet the needs of others before your own; it requires the lucid understanding on a visceral level that your role is to grow people and set them up for success,” he writes.
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