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How Can Leaders Best Serve Their Organizations Today?

http://moneyinc.com/can-leaders-best-serve-organizations-today/

John Wooden, former coach of the UCLA Bruins, told leaders to “make each day your masterpiece.” I love that! We as leaders need to take that same approach. As you know from some of my previous articles, I’m a firm believer in servant leadership.

 
 
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Servant leadership and Command Decisions 

 

https://leadchangegroup.com/servant-leadership-command-decisions/

When you make what I call a command decision and tell your team what they are going to do to move forward, it is important that you take the time to explain why you are making the decision.

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Featured Podcast:  361  Acquiring Operational Smarts

https://www.cfothoughtleader.com/cfopodcasts/361-acquiring-operational-smarts-art-barter-ceo-datron-communications/

Join us when Art Barter, CEO and founder of the Servant Leadership Institute, explains how his finance career path took a detour to the CEO office of Datron Communications.

 
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Staying true to your core during hard times

http://www.smartbrief.com/original/2017/12/staying-true-your-core-during-hard-times

When you have times of challenge, don’t shy away from your core values. Don’t compromise your values in order to obtain or retain business. Your core values must stay intact. Core values are more important to the vitality of the company than any financial goals.

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The Life-Work Balance of Servant Leaders

http://moneyinc.com/life-work-balance-servant-leaders/


I was recently asked about how I balance the demands of my CEO work life at Datron with my personal life. It’s a very interesting question, in very interesting times. I live in North San Diego County in California, where the weather is great, the coast is beautiful, the mountains are within driving distance, and Disneyland is just up the interstate.

 
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Dov Baron Podcast- Servant leadership: 18 weeks to Organizational Transformation

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"Our Guest today on this episode is Art Barter: 

Art is the creator of the Servant Leadership Institute (SLI). He created SLI as a vehicle to share his knowledge and to teach others how to inspire and equip those they influence."

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Want To Be Heard? Listening Is A Must!

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The pigs are running the farm. So begins the story of Farmer Able. Everyone on his farm – people and animals alike – are downright downtrodden by him.

 
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15 Examples of How Charitable Giving Helped a Business Succeed

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When Art Barter purchased Datron World Communications, Vista, Calif., in 2004, he made the conscious decision to help employees find the true meaning and purpose in their lives, professionally and personally.

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Focus on the Journey, Not the Destination

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I am a monthly contributor to MoneyInc.com and in October, I wrote about my early leadership journey. The article, titled, “Beam Me Up Scotty,” talks about me being too focused on my own career — causing me to miss an opportunity to learn from my boss, who was a very quiet, humble servant leader. I was in my late 20s at the time and thought I was a good leader.  I want to share with you the difference between Art, the young leader of the past, and the leader I am today.

 
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When Leaders “Try” Part 1

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As a leader, what do your words reveal about your commitment?
When my kids were young, I was fully dedicated to my career. I had made it a higher priority than my own family and even my health. On weekends (well, Sundays, which was all the weekend I thought I could spare), all I wanted to do was spend time recovering mentally and physically from my hard work all week.

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Transform Your Organization with Servant Leadership

 

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I’ve personally traveled all over the globe teaching servant leadership. My book, Leading With Others in Mind, is all about the nine qualities of a servant leader and how every organization can benefit from these practices.

 
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Do Leaders Confuse Loyalty with Agreement?

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I recently met a friend in town from the Midwest for coffee; we ended up talking about our experience on the board of a local company. Earlier in the year, I’d resigned from the board, but my friend continued to serve on it. Our discussion led to the company’s CEO, who my friend said confused loyalty with agreement.

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Beam Me Up, Scotty! A Different Kind of Leadership

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Any Star Trek fan knows this catchphrase was one Captain James T. Kirk of the Starship Enterprise used frequently to let his chief engineer Scotty know when he was ready to be transported back to the ship. If you recall, the transporter transformed the human body into matter to transport it through space and transform it back into the human body once on the ship.

 
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When Leaders Don’t Extend Trust

moneyinc.com

The leader is not a trusting person.

Some years ago, I worked for the senior vice president and general manager of a company at which I was the head of finance. We were sitting in a staff meeting one day when he told us point blank, “I don’t trust you.” 

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When Leaders ‘Try,’ Part 2

moneyinc.com

In June’s column, I shared about a mentoring session I experienced with a very wise leader. With my permission, she mentored me regarding the use of the word “try” in my leadership vocabulary. I must say, I was surprised by the power such a tiny word can have.

 
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Only 13 Percent of the U.S. Workforce Is Passionate About Jobs

 

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A recent survey by Deloitte’s Center for the Edge reveals that although U.S. companies are projected to spend more than $100 billion on training and $1 billion on employee engagement in 2017, most workers are neither engaged in nor passionate about their jobs.

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Do you have a recipe for employee engagement?

smartbrief.com

At the Servant Leadership Institute, we help leaders around the country change their leadership beliefs from the control model to the service model. All leaders have a common desire: to engage their employees at the highest level possible. Most realize that how they are leading today needs to change.