Some months ago, Daniel McNamee, a middle-school science teacher at Mason Preparatory School in Charleston, South Carolina, asked me to help him develop some servant leadership lessons suitable for his middle school students. As his Dad, I was humbled beyond imagining for the request. As a servant-leadership advocate, I was thrilled and intrigued by the challenge of creating something that, to my
Cut-off in mid-sentence, confused and a little stunned, I watched as my carefully planned seminar appeared to unravel. Several of my participants were having a disagreement about something. Others nodded their heads in agreement; a few clearly had other thoughts. I wondered, “Had I said something offensive?”
Turning to my translator, I asked her to give me the gist of the animated dialog
The First In A Five-Part Series On Trust
In nearly every consulting, coaching, or mastermind group that I have facilitated, the question of trust takes front-and-center as a topic of conversation. Either the groups share a high level of trust and confidence in each other, or more often, have very
Are you growing people’s strengths? You cannot afford not to.
Employees value the opportunity to develop and grow – maybe even beyond the role they were hired for. This is especially true of millennials, as shown by a number of studies.
According to the Gallup report How Millennials Want
The client sitting across the table sipped his coffee and leveled a stare at me. “What I need,” he said, “is not more leaders. I need followers that will follow and managers that will manage.” When I asked him to expand a bit on this, here was his paraphrased response:
We have enough