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The Servant: A Simple Story About the True Essence of Leadership by James C. Hunter

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Tale in which some successful business man whose life is actually falling apart goes to a monastery for a week to learn from a monk, the monk previously a business guru. Quotes Maslow’s law of human need, Jim Collins and the bible. Relates Corinthians 13:4-13 famous passage about love to leadership by stating that the same qualities are desired in a leader, a concept known as agape love.

Leadership get people to do things. Management use things to do things.

Power makes someone do something by force, this power decays over time.
Authority persuade someone to do something from their own accord, benefit is they will do again.

Do not be a seagull manager this is someone who swoops in shits on things then leaves.

Listen
Be genuine
Be positive
Practice developing these character traits.

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