Somebody sent me a picture with the painted line on the side of the road running around a downed tree. Although it is funny, it is also disturbing. I first laughed and then started to think about what created the thinking that goes along with “it’s not my job.” As I ruminated, it occurred to … Continue reading It’s Not My Job
I was out in Hawaii once and the hotel I stayed in made a point of always offering bottled water to you as you left to go about your day. I then noticed other things like placing umbrellas at doorways when it looked like rain. What was going on? It’s hot and humid in Maui … Continue reading What’s your bottled water?
What is the first step to being a servant leader? Well, that is a loaded question. I think it has a lot to do with how you define service. If you define it as something close to slavery, then that will not get you very far. If, however, you define it simply as helping others … Continue reading The First Step to Servant Leadership
I recently saw a story about the employees of a Michigan company who are enjoying an unexpected bonus; they are sharing in nearly $6 million handed out by their boss. The CEO, a humble man, is the son of a garbage man, and like the greatest leaders, makes a point not to forget where he … Continue reading Sharing