Serving Others

Serving Others

Reflections: As I say in the podcast, I thought long and hard before including this trait.  But I could not get away from the consistent observation that every truly great leader I have come across just seems to have this deep rooted inner belief that their first role...
The importance of feeling valued

The importance of feeling valued

When you begin thinking about leadership and conservation, the concept of serving others – as Barry describes in his podcast this week – is perhaps not the thing that springs to mind first. But as I think back over the fifteen years I’ve been working in...
Starfish

Starfish

This week Barry looks at Mary’s first trait – her belief that her first role as a leader is to serve others and how it translates in to her feeling that she is doing truly important and worthwhile work which gives her, and those she leads a sense of purpose and the...
Exercise 1

Exercise 1

How do you feel, deep inside you, about the concept of a leader who believes their first role is to serve others?  How does it resonate with you?  Is this a principle that makes sense to you as you consider your own leadership journey?
Exercise 2

Exercise 2

Look back, for a final time, to the role model you shared in week 1.  Examine their traits again.  Do you believe this person is a leader who believes they are there to serve others?