Servant leadership is one of Decurion’s six core values.  The term comes from Robert K. Greenleaf’s essay, “The Servant as Leader.”  When I first encountered this essay, I had the sense that Greenleaf was describing many of Decurion’s views and approaches but was doing so much more eloquently than we had yet managed.  Many years have passed since that first encounter, and I continue to value not only Greenleaf’s ideas but also the way he expresses them.  The following sentences (with my underlining) come directly from his essay, collected in Servant Leadership:  A Journey into the Nature of Legitimate Power and Greatness. Read the full article…