Servant Leadership is Real Accountability

January 4, 2019

Thought I’d play with the actual title of this article to reflect a truth – servant leadership requires leaders to give a lot more of themselves, investing their time, talents and experience in those they are responsible for leading.

As you think about what you want to accomplish in 2019 for your teams, your leaders, or yourself, this article from last year is a good one to read.

Servant Leadership: Real Accountability Is Investing in People’s Lives

One of the key points here – Making an Impact on Young Adults at Work – is especially relevant as the talent pool that fills your positions has already shifted from Boomers to Gen X and Y. These younger team members and emerging leaders need practical guidance to help them learn all the workplace dynamics …political, social, and performance …that will help them to be successful in their current roles and also help them plan out their career path.

“There is convincing evidence today that many of those who have graduated from college and are now in the workplace are looking for a change in their work life. When asked why, they shared that they incur debt to go to college, where they’re taught how to take tests, how to dress, what to say, and how to prepare resumes — but no one asks them what they want to do, what they’re passionate about, or what their gifts are.”

Who can best provide the kind of coaching and mentoring that will help the younger workforce be more engaged and successful? The right kind of experienced workers who have lived through it successfully themselves and have helped others along the way.

Can you really afford the impacts of not investing in your people this way? Give us a call and find out how we can help you.

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