Becoming Great - By Helping Others Become Great

By Rick Boxx

While doing research on "Servant Leadership," I came across a quote credited to a seminary professor named J. Carla Northcutt. She stated, "The goal of many leaders is to get people to think more highly of the leader. The goal of a great leader is to help people to think more highly of themselves." Think about that for a while.

Tags:  Servant Leadership, Greatness, Becoming Great, Humility

The Noble Art of Leading Humbly

By Rick Boxx

Many times I have heard business leaders express their lofty praises for a peer or a key employee. We all like to be valued and appreciated, especially when those we work for or with are the ones that offer words of affirmation. But not long ago I was especially impressed by the comments made by a server at a conference I was conducting.

Tags:  Leadership, Leading Humbly, Leading with Humility, Humility