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The Servant as Leader The Servant as Leader by Robert K. Greenleaf
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“On an important decision one rarely has 100% of the information needed for a good decision no matter how much one spends or how long one waits. And, if one waits too long, he has a different problem and has to start all over. This is the terrible dilemma of the hesitant decision maker.”
Robert K. Greenleaf, The Servant as Leader
“Not much happens without a dream. And for something great to happen, there must be a great dream. Behind every great achievement is a dreamer of great dreams. Much more than a dreamer is required to bring it to reality; but the dream must be there first.”
Robert K. Greenleaf, The Servant as Leader
“Where there is not community, trust, respect, ethical behavior are difficult for the young to learn and for the old to maintain.”
Robert K. Greenleaf, The Servant as Leader
“For the person with creative potential there is no wholeness except in using it.”
Robert K. Greenleaf, The Servant as Leader
“Faith is the choice of the nobler hypothesis.' Not the noblest, one never knows what that is. But the nobler, the best one can see when the choice is made.”
Robert K. Greenleaf, The Servant as Leader
“One must not be afraid of a little silence. Some find silence awkward or oppressive. But a relaxed approach to dialogue will include the welcoming of some silence. It is often a devastating question to ask oneself, but it is sometimes important to ask it - 'In saying what I have in mind will I really improve on the silence?”
Robert K. Greenleaf, The Servant as Leader
“The variable that marks some periods as barren and some as rich in prophetic vision is in the interest, the level of seeking, the responsiveness of the hearers. The variable is not in the presence or absence or the relative quality and force of the prophetic voices. The prophet grows in stature as people respond to his message...It is the seekers, then, who make the prophet.”
Robert K. Greenleaf, The Servant as Leader