Posts tagged leadership
Leadership Lessons from the Fields of Firebaugh Pt 2 by Benny Bajoyo

As we entered Bakersfield, the bus driver announced we were making an unscheduled stop due to mechanical issues. Greyhound was going to have to send another bus to deliver us to our final destination. Of course, this didn’t sit well with any of the passengers, but Chris, Andrea and I were too exhausted to protest. We just wanted to get back to our campus — even if it was on a back of a donkey.

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A Conversation with Vicki Floyd Clark

This week, we offer you a glimpse of Vicki Floyd Clark, who will be joining us at the Servant Leader Conference 2019 and speaking with her own brand of wisdom, warmth, and humor. Vicki is a servant leader who speaks across the country, looking to influence leaders to serve and teaching them how to increase the capacity of their organizations. She is an example of one person making an impact. After viewing this clip, I was struck by a couple things:

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SLI Podcast: Upside-Down Leadership with Don Janssen

In this episode we enjoyed having Don Janssen back in the studio. Don is the retired corporate director of animal health for the world renowned San Diego Zoo and the Safari Park. Don led a team of veterinarians, nutritionists, technicians and hospital keepers seeing to the health of more than 7,000 animals. Don is a passionate servant leader and also the author of a brand new book called Upside Down Leadership.

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Words To Avoid If You Are A People-Focused Leader

I began my career as a power leader. I was trained in the corporate world to only care about short-term quarterly results, revenues and profits. For the first 20 years of my career, I found limited satisfaction in leading others. Thankfully, I’ve gone through a transformation in my leadership style and today I consider myself a servant leader.

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Three Servant Leadership “C’s”: Part I

I vividly remember sitting across from my leader some years ago, discussing an error I had made in my work. It was accidental, but I should have caught it and didn’t — and the information needed to be accurate to make a good decision. He asked, "What do you think happens when you make errors like this?” As I experienced a horrible feeling in the pit of my stomach, I replied, “Your trust in me is shaken. Now I need to work to gain your trust back.” He didn’t disagree.

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Humility in Leadership with Peter Mulinge

We met today's guest many years ago at one of our servant leadership workshops here in Carlsbad, CA. Peter Mulinge, is the CEO of the Africa Servant Leadership Development Institute, and President of Transitional Leadership Development. He is a trainer, coach and workshop facilitator. Peter’s passion is to train leaders to be excellent performers.

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Serving with "TA - DA"

What does my “Ta-Da” story have to do with leadership? It struck me this morning as I started my day that we all have the opportunity each and every day to do “Ta-Da” work. What would your boss think if you walked into his/her office and slid your completed report, project or spreadsheet into the inbox with a resounding “Ta-Da”?

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A Father’s Look at Servant Leadership

For our special Father's Day edition Bryan Malinski, our Digital Media Specialist, had a conversation with his Dad, Joie Malinski, about using servant leadership both in the work place and at home.  Joie gives his perspective on serving first, building trust, listening to understand, and demonstrating courage while being a father. This episode examines leadership through a father's lens.  We hope enjoy and Happy Father's Day!

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Music and Servant Leadership- say what?

The theme for this year’s servant leadership conference hosted by the Servant Leadership Institute is, “The Music of Servant Leadership.” You may think this is an odd theme for a leadership conference, so let me tell you a bit about the powerful vision we have.

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Collaboration the Servant Leadership Way

Listen as Robin Swift, President of SLI, and Carol Malinski, Head of Content & Curriculum at SLI, talk on the importance of collaboration within an organization and how Servant Leadership helps foster new trusting bonds integral for a good collaborative work environment.

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