March 5, 2014
Book 4 in the #EmptyShelf Challenge is done. I am looking at my large stacks of unread books, anxious to choose book 5. See my original article on this topic to learn about the #EmptyShelf Challenge. Here is my summary of Servant Leadership.
Title: Servant Leadership: A Journey Into the Nature of Legitimate Power and Greatness
Author: Robert K. Greenleaf
Publisher: Paulist Press (1977)
March 3, 2014
Dr. Robert Gerwig
Fresh fruits and vegetables. Do you buy fresh fruits and vegetables at a local market like the one pictured above? Perhaps you grow your own. Or buy them at a traditional grocery store. Regardless of how you acquire them, many of you appreciate their beauty and color. Me too.
February 28, 2014
Dr. Greg Waddell
Conflict … We tend to avoid it at all costs. Don’t we?
Why is this? I think it’s because conflict is uncomfortable. It also forces us to expend energy as we try to resolve it. But perhaps most importantly it exposes us … our ideas, our fears, our weaknesses … to public scrutiny. There is nothing more anonymous than harmony.
February 26, 2014
How long is your list? How many Post-It Notes adorn your computer monitor? How many slips of paper are being shuffled around on your desk? Nearly every leader I know has a list of things to do, responsibilities, and commitments that is inhumanly long. The only possible way to overcome the list would be for time itself to stop, while you get to continue on for a few days, or more, getting things done. That’s not reality though.
February 24, 2014
Dr. Robert Gerwig
Are you one of those people who notices every detail? Or perhaps you’re one of those people who doesn’t notice any detail. Neither one? Ok, you’re in the middle. While I don’t know the exact distribution, I do know that some people are wired in a way that causes details to pop out, while others miss everything.