Nobel Prize Winner: Servant Leaders

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“Natural or from the heart? that’s a question only God has the answer. According to my studies it’s a natural feeling that one wants to serve and it is a philosophy and set of practices that enriches the lives of individual, builds better organizations and ultimately creates a more just and caring world. In everyday servant leadership you would be known as a “Nobel Prize Winner” for leadership. Their leaders make huge sacrifices and risk their lives for the benefit of humanity. They put the benefits of others above their own needs. In researching the history of “Servant Leadership” in was develop in 1970’s reflecting the idea that great leaders primary goals are to serve others. A good leader must aspire to lead through a need of servicing others versus trained to lead through external motivations. It further suggests that a person must have a specific set of values in order to be a successful leader. Servant Leader consists of ten characteristics listening, empathy, healing, awareness, persuasion, conceptualization, foresight, stewardship, commitment to the growth of people and building community. The one thing that stood out to me was “caring”; in order to be a good and effective Servant Leader you must have a caring trait. They embrace people-building and…show more content…
Some refer to scripture and some seek power over others. In the end of the day, we all want to talk to someone that listens and truly understands our needs and works hard to meet them. Social medial dictates that Servant Leadership which may not consist of a leadership that serves with value. Values are the core elements of servant leadership; they are the independent variable that actuates servant leader behavior. We need to feel good morally, socially and
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