Leadership in the workplace: How are servant leaders different?


It is somewhat self-descriptive when we talk about servant leaders. The title “Servant” gives some of it away. Servant Leaders ascribe to the idea of being a servant first. There are a few specific things that servant leaders do perhaps a little differently that distinguishes them.

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Business Leadership Styles – Which one is right for you?

There are many business leadership styles that have been developed over the last 75 years. Some of the most popular include the work of Lewin (Authoritarian, Participative, Delegative), Bass (Extended Transformational Style), and Hershey and Blanchard (Situational). Still other leadership philosophies exist as well including Servant leadership by Greenleaf. Let’s focus on Transformational leadership and Servant leadership for the purposes of this article.

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Developing Leaders: Not-So-Typical Team Building Activities

Now that we've covered all the theoretical aspects of building and maintaining a cohesive and effective team, let's switch things up and have some fun!

I'm sure we've all had that one boss who tried to implement team building excercises that were more awkward, or even unusual, than fun (think Michael Scott from The Office). 

But give the guy a break, it's difficult coming up with activities that aren't cliche and are also stimulating. However, we'll save you some trouble of brainstorming engaging and fun team building activities and give you our top three favorites!   

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Supervisor Employee Relationship: 8 Do’s And Don'ts To Avoid Bullying

Avoid bullying to help better employee relationships

Increased sensitivity to bullying in America may have started in the classroom, but it has quickly moved to the workplace. For supervisors, that means it’s more important than ever to be alert to how your words and actions are being delivered...and received. Supervisors should know how to be authoritative and provide constructive criticism without giving employees an excuse to claim bullying.

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