Servant Leadership – Searching for the Ideal


The basic principle of Servant Leadership is simple. Leading is serving others. It requires a high level of sensitivity for the needs of other people.

The principle goes back to the big questions people ask across cultures.

  • In what kind of world do we want to live?
  • How can we be happy?
  • What purpose do we see in what we do?

Robert Greenleaf saw leadership as a service to others. He coined the term Servant Leadership and is considered to be its founder.

He was strongly influenced by German author Hermann Hesse.

The Journey to the East

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Leadership is about integrating opposites


I’ve created a short video teaser with some highlights from my recent interview with Prof. Fons Trompenaars, the acclaimed management guru and author of the classic book »Riding the Waves of Culture«.

Fons Trompenaars is well-known throughout the world for his ground-breaking work on the subject of management across cultures and business transformation.

In his typical entertaining and thought-provoking way he shares applicable insights into topics such as sustainable servant leadership, agile organizations, dilemma reconciliation and innovation. Read more