Kilpatrick Townsend: Servant Leadership in Law

“The legal profession and big law in particular would benefit from broader adoption of the  principles of servant leadership.  There is great personal joy and satisfaction in helping others succeed.  Equally important, however, I believe servant leadership provides a competitive advantage to legal organizations.” Henry Walker said that. And more. Henry is chair of Kilpatrick Townsend, one of …

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Top 10 Books of the Century (so far) for Servant-Leaders

Read any good books for servant-leaders lately? I have. Here’s how I responded when a client asked me to list the top 10 books for servant-leaders, published since this century began.*  In order of publication: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck (2006). People who believe that abilities are fixed are less likely to …

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Servant Leadership: Learning by Negative Example

Who taught you about servant leadership? In response to that question, I usually hear names of parents, teachers and coaches. In the workplace, I hear names of great bosses. Sometimes I hear names of historical or religious figures. That is, I hear names of positive examples: Role models and those who walk the servant leadership talk. …

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15 Great Quotes About Courage

Courage is undoubtedly a virtue of great leaders, in the world and in the workplace.* So without further ado, here (in alphabetical order by author) are 15 great quotes about courage: “One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t …

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Let’s Meet the Gender Equity Challenge of Servant Leadership

Have you ever noticed who dominates the discussions of servant leadership? Men. Men outnumber women by about two-to-one when it comes to recognition for servant leadership scholarship. Men outnumber women by about three-to-one as speakers in servant leadership conferences. Men outnumber women by about . . . I don’t for sure, but by a lot . …

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Servant-Leaders Praise More, Criticize Less

Last week included “Opening Day” – the first day of play in the U.S. major league baseball season. Which reminds me of a conversation between a father and a son. The son was a little five-year-old. On the first day of the little league baseball season, the boy played his first game. He played well, …

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