Servant leaders are serious about empowering others to become both servants and leaders. They are more open to failure in others (and themselves) since they know that failure is often a pathway to success, learning and growth. The learning mindset of a servant leader leads them to different kinds of questions.
The second in a seven-part series:
Servant leaders produce healthy organizations by practicing six key disciplines.
The first of these disciplines is valuing, truly valuing people.
Servant Leader Discipline #1 - Values people.
Servant leaders Value People. Servant leaders believe in and trust the people they lead taking the bold step of trusting others first and seeing this as the best strategy for developing trustworthiness in others.
Putting people first is a character issue. It is a mindset; an internal belief that others matter and that I must put their well-being before my own as a leader. It takes all three "C’s" to make an effective leader; Competence, Character, Commitment.