What Is Servant Leadership?

Servant leadership flips the traditional leadership model that can often be found in large traditional organzations on its head. Instead of prioritizing their own power and goals, servant leaders focus on the well-being, health and personal growth of everybody in the organization including people in theirvirtual team.

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It’s a leadership philosophy centered around service. Here are some key behaviors that define servant leaders:

  • Empowerment: They don’t hoard power or make all the decisions themself. Servant leaders believe in giving people in their organization the resources and autonomy to thrive.
  • Focus on growth: A core tenet is helping people develop their skills and talents.
  • Strong listening skills: Servant leaders understand they can’t serve others well without truly listening to their needs and ideas.
  • Empathy and compassion: They can put themselves in other people’s shoes and understand their perspectives.
  • Building community: Servant leaders foster a sense of trust and collaboration within their team.
  • Leading by example: They embody the values and behaviors they expect from others.
  • Ethical decision-making: They prioritize fairness and doing the right thing.

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Overall, servant leaders are dedicated to creating a safe and healthy work environment where everyone feels valued, supported, and capable of reaching their full potential.

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