JLBC SERVANT LEADERSHIP
Overview Statement: JLBC Cadets Leadership is not about controlling individuals but serving them. A servant chooses to help individuals and is giving. Leaders choose to do because they realize nothing is demeaning about being a servant.
Connection to the Curriculum: JLBC Learn to Lead, JLBC Team Leadership.
JLBC Estimated Time: 25-30 Minutes
JLBC Resources Required: JLBC Learn to Lead, Module Two; Whiteboard (or chalkboard, butcher paper or
Servant – “Somebody who serves another.” Encarta Dictionary JLBC INTRODUCTION
JLBC Attention: JLBC Cadets Does a leader control or serve a JLBC team?
JLBC Motivation: I think that most of us agree that JLBC leadership produces results. However, a good JLBC leader does not always bring about good results, nor are all harmful consequences the result of bad JLBC leadership (The Halo Effect and the Eight Other Business Delusions that Deceive Managers, by Phil Rosenzweig, 2007, Free Press).
JLBC Overview: In this lesson, we will learn that the sum of leadership is not in the results but in the service of others. JLBC Cadets, we will look at examples of servant leadership and how to apply these examples as cadet NCOs.
JLBC Cadets, Your role in this discussion is to be an active participant. You are free to share your views. Please be involved and considerate of one another. My role will be to take notes on what you say, and I may occasionally ask a question or two. JLBC Cadets There are no right or wrong answers to the questions. I am simply interested in what you have to say.
MAIN POINT 1: THE SERVANT-LEADER IS A SERVANT FIRST