Tag Archives: servant leadership

The Messiness of Leadership

The Messiness of Leadership

Posted on26. Apr, 2011 by .

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Welcome to the fallout Welcome to resistance The tension is here Between who you are and who you could be Between how it is and how it should be Maybe redemption has stories to tell Maybe forgiveness is right where you fell – Lyrics from Switchfoot’s “Dare You to Move” I’ve written lately about making [...]

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Should You Share Bad News?

Should You Share Bad News?

Posted on24. Mar, 2011 by .

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I’ve been in conversations lately about sharing bad news with employees.  They’ve centered on whether or not news that is difficult to hear should be shared.  “I don’t want people to be discouraged and I need them to be focused,” was the common reasons for not sharing difficult news. All too often I’ve seen withheld [...]

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Letting Go of Control

Letting Go of Control

Posted on10. Feb, 2011 by .

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When you’re paying attention to what’s going on in life, truths can be revealed.  The kind of truth that is visible when you pause long enough.  It’s a quiet space – the pause.  They’re easy to miss.  But when you experience them….In that pause the reality of the truth snatches your attention and it’s loud [...]

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Reengaging Employees

Reengaging Employees

Posted on24. Jan, 2011 by .

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A recent study on employee engagement from Blessing White revealed that 52% of those in their research felt neither engaged nor disengaged. The other 48% went like this: 31% are engaged; 17% are disengaged.  That’s some good news.   Translation, the majority is or wants to feel connected to their work, to be a contribution to [...]

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Why You Should Create Enthusiasts in Your Organization

Why You Should Create Enthusiasts in Your Organization

Posted on17. Jan, 2011 by .

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It is up to us to create and encourage enthusiasts within our organizations.  Let’s transform the term employees and reinvent a new one.  The term employee is associated with a paradigm no longer useful in business today.  It’s the paradigm where employees give their time dutifully in exchange for a paycheck, benefits, and possibly work [...]

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Servant Leaders Don’t Look the Other Way

Servant Leaders Don’t Look the Other Way

Posted on11. Jan, 2011 by .

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The other day I witnessed a very disturbing scene alongside a freeway off ramp.  A homeless man and woman were hitting each other.  I suspect it had something to do with one of the two’s belongings in a trash bag strewn across the shoulder.  I slowed down, honked my horn. It didn’t break their fist [...]

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What’s Next

What’s Next

Posted on15. Dec, 2010 by .

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Geoff Snyder is the founder of Freedom to Think and Dream Big, a blog dedicated to a leadership and team collaboration project. When he began his blog, he was searching for like-minded leaders who share the same vision as he does with business ethics, new world education systems, creative and innovative uniqueness, and overall team [...]

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