Using power ethically and active listening

Click on the link below to see the responses to the survey on the ethical use of power and active listening.  Please also post your comments about using your own power ethically and listening actively in your life and work. surveypiechart~meths~power and act listening Additionally, th
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Servant-Leaders and Agents of Change

Click on the link below to see the survey results. Please also comment on what areas in your life, work, or environment you would like to pursue as an agent of change. SurveyPieCharts   Additionally, this speech, “The Face of Servant-Leadership,” given by Gabriel Cent
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Empathy and Servant-Leadership

At the Gabriel Center, we believe that empathy is the trait of a servant-leader. We also believe that anyone willing to receive feedback can develop their empathy, and that the ultimate form of empathy is deep, active listening. For a quick synopsis explaining the difference between e
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Lent: A Light in the Dark

As always, we at the Gabriel Center for Servant-Leadership want to hear from you.  If you have some thoughts on Lent that you’d like to share with others, please add your comment below.  Many thanks!
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Snowed out Atlanta: The Servant-Leader Response

As you know, snow and ice visited Atlanta this week and virtually shut our city down.  Please share your stories of how other people helped you survive this ordeal.  Thanks!
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The Navy Yard: How do servant-leaders respond?

In struggling to wrap our arms around such horrendous events as the shooting in Washington, D.C., this week, we welcome your thoughts and insights as servant-leaders.  Please share your responses about these two questions, and let’s get a conversation going. Question 1: Why are
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Ethical use of power

Many times we think of power in a negative connotation.  In the servant-leader world, we understand that power is abundant and that it is shared by all people.  The critical question becomes how we use it.     The Rev. Katherine Elberfeld Founder, Gabriel Center for Servant-
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Servant-Leadership and Zoning

Thick green woods stand at the corner of the busy intersection.  A real estate sign has stood threateningly in front of the densely grouped trees off and on for several years.  Every time I drive past that corner and see the for sale sign, I get nervous — worried that yet more t
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Servant-Leadership: A Paradox

The words “servant” and “leader” can elicit mental and emotional responses. What do you think of when you hear those words? Take a few minutes to post your thoughts that come to mind for each of those words.  Free associate 3 or more words for “servant
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Lent: Chocolate Reflections

I had given up chocolate for Lent.  Most of the time, I could stick to my discipline without too much trouble, except for dealing with the temptation with which chocolate teases most of us.  One afternoon after school, however, I went to my Girl Scout meeting and found that the snack
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