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The Servant vs. The Selfless: A Lesson for Leadership Development

Sunday, May 4, 2008

So many references to servant leadership assume that people who exercise servitude do so in a selfless manner. And some would even argue that servant leadership and selfless leadership are the same thing. Presumably, any degree of service exemplifies some sacrifice of the self; however, to obtain the full benefits and to truly represent servant leadership, an understanding of SELFLESS must coincide with servitude.

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