What is Servant Leadership? Project Leadership at its Best | Video

What is Servant Leadership?

Servant leader. That sounds pretty much like a contradiction in terms, but it is a profoundly important idea. Indeed, I’d argue that servant leadership the single most valuable approach to leadership. And it’s an approach that no leader can afford to ignore.

So, in this video, I’ll answer the question: ‘What is Servant Leadership?’

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I’ll also talk about how Robert Greenleaf developed the idea. And then a little about the way Max De Pree interprets it.

I’ll put servant leadership into the context of how a team evolves. And I’ll look at the style of leadership the team needs at each stage.

The Two Roles of a Servant Leader

And crucially, I will talk about the two roles of a servant leader:

  • Rations, and
  • Raincoat

I will close by discussing what I think are the ten most important qualities of a servant leader.

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About the Author Mike Clayton

Dr Mike Clayton is one of the most successful and in-demand project management trainers in the UK. He is author of 14 best-selling books, including four about project management. He is also a prolific blogger and contributor to ProjectManager.com and Project, the journal of the Association for Project Management. Between 1990 and 2002, Mike was a successful project manager, leading large project teams and delivering complex projects. In 2016, Mike launched OnlinePMCourses.

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