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Public Workshop:
An Introduction to
Servant Leadership

November 7, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm PT
Southern California
Facilitated by Art Barter

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Inspire and equip leaders in your organization to find meaning and purpose in their work, foster an environment of trust and respect at all levels, and achieve success!

At SLI, we are dedicated to inspiring and equipping leaders through programs, workshops, conferences, podcasts, webinars, books and more. Founded in 2008, by renowned speaker and author, Art Barter, the Institute seeks to help both individuals and organizations put servant leadership (SL) into practice and find meaning and purpose in their work. Additionally, the Institute encourages the fostering of a workplace environment built on trust where all employees and stakeholders can feel fulfilled and succeed.


New Podcast

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Servant Leading from NBA Pro to Non-profit CEO with Brad Holland and Art Barter

In this episode SLI Founder and CEO Art Barter sits down with former Los Angeles Laker and current CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Carlsbad, Brad Holland. Brad shares the many leadership influences he has had throughout his career, from his time playing for UCLA, getting drafted to play for the Los Angeles Lakers, head coaching for University of San Diego's basketball program, to now being the CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Carlsbad, CA. When making decisions, Brad asks himself and his team, "Will this help the people we serve?" This is a fascinating episode. We hope you enjoy!



Training & Coaching

Learn how to implement SL. Equip your team for the leadership journey and receive hands-on learning facilitated by SLI trainers and coaches.

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Service before self is more than a philosophy. It's a daily practice of behaviors. Get inspired and equipped by attending a webinar that will help you develop a SL culture in your organization. Our webinars are facilitated through We encourage you to attend with team members for shared growth potential. Subscribe to our page here.



Hear from leading business professionals as they discuss how implementation of this serve first leadership approach is key to changing the current business landscape today.



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10 Things You Can Do Today to Begin as a Servant Leader

Downloadable PDF

We are often asked how to begin to be a servant leader. Here are 10 things you can start to do today to make a difference in your leadership. They may seem very elementary, but they will change your orientation to service and begin to change the culture of your team.

Customers receive a secure link to the downloadable PDF file lasting 24 hours after the first download.


SLI Offerings


Equip Your Team With Tested Techniques

SL is a completely different way of operating your business. Make sure you are properly equipped with all the information and techniques you need to equip your organization from the inside out with training and workshops from the SLI.

Our Founder and CEO, Art Barter and the rest of our team, will provide you with hands-on training that is centered on helping your organization reach its goals.

We meet you where you are!



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Why Servant Leadership?

By adopting a “serve first” attitude and implementing proven principles and strategies thousands of people across the globe have enriched their personal and professional lives, built healthier and more profitable companies, and created happier, more engaged employees. Additionally, they have created a respectful, loyal workplace environment centered on teamwork with higher senses of morale and increased productivity. 

Ready To Start?

Discover how to become a truly exceptional leader and the many ways SLI can benefit your organization. Revolutionize your company and your team by give us a call today at 1 (855) 754-5323 or get in touch via email.



Books and Implementation Booklets

Browse an assortment of industry leading leadership books filled with theories and practical methods to bring a fresh leadership practice to your organization.