Summary of Serve to Be Great
Leadership Lessons from a Prison, a Monastery, and a Boardroom
Businesspeople who help others actually help themselves: How Matt Tenney learned “servant leadership” the hard way.
“Servant leadership” means doing everything you can to improve the lives of those around you. Many successful organizations practice servant leadership, thanks to visionary CEOs who recognize and celebrate the value of their employees. In this mix of an autobiography and an executive handbook, Matt Tenney will convince you that servant leadership is the only sensible option for contemporary leaders seeking to maximize their organization’s potential. The author explains why executives and managers who want to improve the bottom line should set aside their egos and focus on empowering their people. Tenney offers unique insight, advice and inspiration – hard won from his experience in prison, a monastery and the boardroom – as he builds a watertight case for the servant-leadership management philosophy. getAbstract strongly recommends his ideas and methods to leaders at every level and those aspiring to lead.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why your commitment to other people defines how effective you can be as a leader
- How you can become a servant leader
- How your organization can achieve greatness through following the “servant leadership” style
Comment on this summary
1 year agoInspiring and really interesting!
1 year agoVery interesting.
2 years agoReally great summary and makes you realise about how the small things you do for colleagues can make a massive impact
2 years agoInteresting!
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