Servant Leadership in 6 Steps

authentic leadership

A servant leader is an authentic leader. One whose personal persona prevails upon the public persona. They are genuine.

“A noble leader answers not to the trumpet calls of self promotion, but to the hushed whispers of necessity.” Mollie Marti

Simply put servant leadership is authentically building a high trust environment from the inside out.

Here are suggestions for ways to reorganize your personal and professional habits to improve your servant leadership:

Make servant leadership a part of how you run your business build it into the founding values of the company.

Apply servant leadership as part of your corporate social responsibility.

Give others a chance to assist where you may be weak.

Be cognizant of allowing others to develop by leading.

Work on your stress by being introspective. Mediating and exercising.

Listen to the people around you and listening well.


Jim Woods, Leadership speaker, Human Resources Consultant, Business Coach

Jim Woods is a leadership development and training consultant deploying his unique abilities in character based training and strategy.

See a partial list of Jim’s clients. Hire Jim Woods to Speak  | Follow us: Facebook | Follow us: Twitter | Skype ID – jim.woods79   Click here to schedule an appointment.

Jim is president of InnoThink Group a human resources and leadership management consulting firm. He has an absolute passion for people development and are constantly refining and adapting his programs in order to ensure that they have the maximum impact on those we serve.


Jim Woods is president of The Jim Woods Group. A management consulting firm. Go here to see his work He advises and speaks to organizations large and small on how to increase top line growth in times of uncertainty and complexity. Some of his speaking and consulting clients include: U.S. Army, MITRE Corporation, Pitney Bowes, Whirlpool, and 3M. See more at his website

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