May, 2013

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Published Article- Demystifying The Six Misunderstandings About Servant Leadership


The concept of servant leadership is as old as human history. However, Robert Greenleaf first coined the term in the late 60’s and early 70’s. In his classic work “The Servant as Leader”, he advocated the leader as servant. Though servant leadership has been well embraced by some circles, it has been resisted and undermined by the corporate world. This article attempts to demystify the six misunderstandings surrounding servant leadership.


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Update on Assegid’s trip to Philly

RighsideHandLiftedOn Saturday morning, Assegid gave training for the leadership of New Life Church. The topics were:

1. The Power of Values: The art of leading values-centered team

2. Communicate Effectively to Transcend Communication Barriers

3. Mastering Teamwork: Unleash the Untapped Potential of Your Team

4. Character: The cornerstone of your leadership

Here is an excerpt of the training:

On Sunday early evening, Assegid motivated the congrgation on the topic “Called to Greatness”. The subtitles were:

1. Demystifying the six misunderstanding about greatness

2. Why God’s desire is to make each and every one of us great?

3. Stories of those who were transformed from being underdogs to greatness

4. Things that can sabotage our greatness

5. The lessons we learn from those who lived a great life

6. Conclusion (things we should do to claim, pursue, and fulfill our greatness)

Here is an excerpt of the sermon:

SPW Newsletter- You’re a Mindset Away to Win Your Battles!

The theme of this Edition of Herald of Success is “You’re a Mindset Away to Win Your Battles & Achieve Your Goals”. Let me just share with you the first two paragraphs:

One of the most critical assets the human race has, unlike other creations, is the infinitely powerful mind. The question is whether it is working in favor of each and every one of us or against us. The difference between successful and unsuccessful people, achievers and mediocre, winners and complacent ones, is mindset. We all desire to succeed, become achievers, and winners in the business we are in. The challenge is how do we configure our mind to empower us win our battles, become who we wanna be, and achieve our personal and organizational goals.

Last month, I delivered a brief motivational speech to inspire my audience about the power of having the right mindset. I reminded them that we could have all kinds of advantages such as a world-class education, millions of dollars, and people in high places but without the right mindset, these all sum up to nothing. On the other hand, regardless of so many disadvantages and drawbacks, we have witnessed in our history so many successful and wealthy individuals who started it from scratch. They might have been underdogs by all measures but they overcame all kinds of obstacles and finally won their battles because they had the right mindset…

In this Edition, you also find the following:

  • Inspirational and insightful quotes on mindset
  • Trip to Philadelphia to speak on the subject “Called to Greatness”, and to deliver a train on four leadership themes.
  • A magazine that featured Servant Leadership
  • Offer 1: Sponsor a One-Day Seminar
  • Offer 2: 25% Discount

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