Posts filed under: Servant Leadership

Kwibuka Remember-Unite-Renew

April 7th of each year Kwibuka Remember-Unite-Renew is Rwanda’s call to never forget the tragic death and circumstances of the  Genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi in 1994. Each year Rwanda mourns the death of over eight hundred thousand people during a 100 day period from April 7, 1994. I am... Read More

Are You a Leader Who Loves to Lead?

Leaders, what is your passion? What do you love about your leadership? Do you love the people that you are leading? You may be wondering why I used the words leaders, leadership and love? It may sound weird to you or even paradoxical to associate the word love with leadership.... Read More

Are You Missing Out?

It has now been a month since Learning and Leading in the Land of a Thousand Hills has been released and I am humbled by the response the book has been received from people who have contacted me. Not that there has been hundreds of sales because there has not.... Read More

Learning and Leading in the Land of a Thousand Hills is Finally Here

When God sent two life-long friends to deliver an unanticipated message close to seven years ago, a new-found door of transformation and joy opened up for me. I thought I had figured out my retirement plans following a fulfilling career as an educational leader, but God was orchestrating something else.... Read More

I Am Making It My Mission To Empower Elders To Mentor

My last post emphasized that, “mature societies were meant to be led by elders, seniors, saints, and “the initiated”. They alone are in a position to be true leaders in a society, or certainly in any spiritual organization. Without them, the blind lead the blind.” [i] How do we prevent the... Read More

Elders You Are Desperately Needed As Mentors

As I rapidly approach the age of 65, the “senior citizen” years, I was confronted by an enlightening discovery. In his book Falling Upward, Richard Rohr provides an illuminating distinction between someone who is elderly and an individual who is known as and respected as an elder.[1] Rohr’s describes elders,... Read More

Servant Heart Leaders Are Never Done

My mentor Don and I had a great discussion recently. The question we discussed was, “Do you still feel valued and affirmed for what you are currently doing?”  I value his opinions and I wanted to gain his perspective on this question, as it is something that I have pondered.... Read More

7 Reasons Why I Am Grateful For Family Vacations

After spending five days of vacation with our family I returned home with a feeling of gratefulness for being immersed 24/7 with our three sons, daughter in laws, and two toddler grandsons. This protracted time of togetherness had its moments. Most family vacations do. Especially when you introduce two toddlers... Read More

10 Questions That Would Radically Change Your Organizational Culture

Is it possible to create an organizational culture where all leaders are successfully bonded around a series of common principles? An organization where all the leaders are united as one. An organization where all leaders can withstand and overcome pride and fear when personal egos confront one another. An organization... Read More

One Sure Way To Help Gain Followers

Do you want to know one sure way to help gain followers?   Focus on we not me. Care about the needs of others rather than your own. Consistently demonstrate selflessness over selfishness. Infuse your leadership with humility, care and love. Actively demonstrate selfless service to others. Serve willingly.  ... Read More
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