This is an inspiring and informative interview with Ben Lichtenwalner, founder of Modern Servant Leader. I took away several great ideas to add to my leadership toolbox.
Some highlights include:
1:50 – The story of how Ben discovered Servant Leadership
6:01 – Ben offers a great definition of Servant Leadership
8:56 – Examples of highly successful companies that practice Servant Leadership
15:50 – Great tips for being a better leader
20:55 – Some inspiring examples of selfless leaders
Ben Lichtenwalner is the founder of Modern Servant Leader, a site that promotes Servant Leadership awareness, adoption, and action. He’s also an advisor to Philanthropist.org and the Senior Manager of Internet and eCommerce at Whirlpool Corporation. Ben has held senior leadership roles and overseen technology teams across other Fortune 500, Inc. 500, and non-profit corporations. Having learned from both positive and negative leadership styles, he now shares his experiences and lessons learned to promote greater awareness of Servant Leadership.
Ken Melrose is the author of Making the Grass Greener on Your Side, referenced in the interview. This is the story of how Servant Leadership helped save Toro (http://amzn.to/13tFxIt).