The 11 Pillars of Servant Leadership

1. Calling – You are compelled to lead others because of a belief of something that is larger than yourself.

2. Listening – You believe that the best way to understand and help others is to listen.

3. Empathy – You understand that everyone has their own perspective and you try to see the world through their lens.

4. Healing – You recognize that as a leader of others, you have the ability to change the narrative of their stories.

5. Awareness – You recognize the need to be aware of yourself and your surroundings and challenge what doesn’t feel right.

6. Persuasion – your role is not to direct others, but to encourage them to move in a direction that is best for them.

7. Foresight – You have the ability to predict and understand the impact of the actions and help navigate a better course.

8. Conceptualization – As a leader, you were able to share the vision and articulate the outcome so that your team can determine how to get there.

9. Stewardship – Your accountability and commitment to lead extends far beyond your people and your company to community and the planet.

10. Growth – Your single greatest success and accomplishment as a servant leader is to grow and develop your people.

11. Community – Your workplace culture is a place where all are welcome and all matter.

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