By RIDDHI PARIKH MEHTA Parenting a child is similar to leading an organisation – in both cases, someone is looking up to us for guidance and direction. Here are some characteristics of a ‘servant parent’.
By PETER ECONOMY
Over the past decade or so, I've heard a new term for leaders come into common usage: servant leader. The idea of servant leadership is that the typical hierarchy where employees are supposed to serve their bosses is turned upside down. Instead, leaders serve their people.
By EUGENE TEE
Is servant leadership really the best approach to leading and influencing others? What should leaders who wish to adopt this approach be wary of? More importantly, is being a servant first and leader second, really leading at all?
By LAY HSUAN, LIM
Particularly in Asia, the concept of servant leadership is alien, and maybe even a put-off, to many. We have the misconception that servant leadership is only reserved for leaders in religious establishments, social works or NGOs.
By JOHN MOI
Servant leadership is simply applying leadership principles by serving others before self. It is a leadership practice that achieves results for their organisations by giving priority to the needs of their counterparts and those they serve first.
By ROSHAN THIRAN
Mother Teresa was a diminutive lady with a big heart and powerful spirit who was able to effect so much positive change around the world. She truly epitomised the saying that “you're never too small to think big”.
By JOHN C MAXWELL
There are certainly many positive types of pride. But pride isn’t always positive. It can also mean conceit, arrogance, or superiority. This kind of pride is based on self-centredness, and it’s destructive. How do we solve the problem of pride?
By JOHN C MAXWELL
Have you ever watched a great team in action? Only with a strong group of players with depth on the bench, can a team consistently win. This applies to all teams, from sports to business. But how do you develop depth in your work team?
By ABIGAIL NIMBALKER
Politicians are servant-leaders whether they like it or not. Their job, as we all know it, is to serve the people first. Sadly, many politicians tend to quote that statement but once elected fail to the job they once promised they would. The choice to practise that type of leadership in the end lies with them.