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  • Greenleaf Academy Certificate Courses

    Back by popular demand, the Greenleaf Center proudly presents the Spring 2015 Greenleaf Academy Certificate Courses. The Greenleaf Academy is a series of courses during which a small group of attendees study servant leadership concepts, participate in group discussions, share ideas and write papers to demonstrate mastery of the subject matter. A certificate is earned at the successful completion of each course. These workshops will appeal to those at any stage of the servant-leader journey. For more information and details on upcoming course registration, click here.

Walking the Walk

  Anita Hurst Director, Student Programs Greenleaf Center When I was a sophomore in college, I was questioning my faith. I did not grow up in a religious or spiritual home. My very close friend who is a devout Christian told me, “Anita, you might not talk the talk but you certainly walk the walk.” […]

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January 29, 2015 - 5:47 pm

Anita Hurst - Thank you all for the kind words. I’m glad that my blog has resonated with you!

January 28, 2015 - 3:13 am

Aleesa - Well said Anita…

December 19, 2014 - 9:27 pm

Rob Stephenson - Thanks Anita. A really important addition to the discussion. As we learn to lead in increasingly complex organisations and communities with more and more diverse cultural, ethnic and faith backgrounds, it is vital that we recognise that the characteristics and values inherent in servant leadership are those that have formed the foundations of successful, cohesive societies the world over. As a non-religious humanist, I would contend that religions, including Christianity, have adopted those characteristics and mores as they recognise their importance in a fair, just and successful community.
Thanks for this, and the work you all do at Greenleaf to promote the values and value of Servant Leadership.

December 18, 2014 - 3:01 am

Jeff Miller - Well said Anita.

VHA’s Journey toward Servant Leadership

  Linda W. Belton, FACHE Director, Organizational Health VHA National Center for Organization Development   Last spring I made major presentations at the International Servant Leadership Conference in Singapore, and to the Center for Disease Control, highlighting the Veterans Health Administration’s progress in its journey toward Servant Leadership.  They were proud moments.   A month later […]

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December 25, 2014 - 9:09 am

Sandra Bailey - Our veterans need compassion and understanding. As a nurse, I know this is a challenging task. Establishing strong compassionate leaders will promote healing for all, veterans and caregivers.

Pat’s Corner – November 2014

Pat Falotico CEO, The Greenleaf Center President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed Armistice Day on November 11, 1919, an occasion marked with “solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the […]

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Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership announces the selection of Patricia (Pat) Falotico as CEO

Atlanta / Indiana — The board of the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership announced today the selection of Patricia (Pat) Falotico as the CEO. Falotico recently retired from IBM where she led sales, marketing, business development and operations teams at the local, national and global levels over 31 years. As IBM’s Senior Executive for Georgia, […]

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Servant Leadership with Edge with Garry Ridge

Garry is CEO of the WD-40 Company headquartered in San Diego, California. WD-40 Company is the maker of the ever-popular WD-40® multi-use product, and, 3-IN-ONE®, and WD-40 Specialist™ product lines. The company also markets a number of homecare and cleaning brands including Spot Shot® aerosol and liquid carpet stain removers, 1001® household cleaners and rug […]

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PODCAST: Servant Leadership Sessions #8

Dave Ridley currently serves as Senior Vice President of Business Development at Southwest Airlines. During his 26 years at Southwest he has developed a great appreciation for the unique culture Southwest is known for — putting their people first. During our conversation he shares several stories that illustrate how Southwest practices servant leadership by valuing […]

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