Maybe we should call Servant leaders Verdant Leaders.
At least that would focus on growing others more than simply serving others.
After all, there still are some would-be leaders who cringe at the term Servant Leader.
To them, the word “servant” suggests menial tasks such as waiting on tables, bed service at a fancy hotel (chocolate mint et al) or even gassing up your vehicle back in the day. Can you believe it? Gas stations used be called service stations where an attendant filled your car up with gas while washing your car’s windshield.
But Servant Leadership is not simply about feeding — or fueling — others to keep them on the go.
It’s about ful-filling their needs to help them grow and –in the process– grow your bottom line.
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