Servant leadership is a leadership theory that focuses more on the followers than the leader him/herself. The concept of servant leadership comes from Robert K. Greenleaf in an essay that he published in 1970, where he wrote:
Teaching your employees to be self-sufficient benefits the productivity of the whole team.
Ever dreaded announcing an unpopular decision to your staff? Here’s how to make it go more smoothly. It would be nice if your staff wholeheartedly supported every decision that you made.
Do you feel like you rush from urgent task to urgent task at work, constantly putting out fires and never having the chance to step back to focus on the big picture?