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What a Culture of Service Looks Like

Strong servant leaders exhibit nine key behaviors

Culture — every organization has one. Is your culture thriving? Do people feel like they can make worthwhile contributions and others have their backs? Are people happy to come through the door each day? 

When I joined Datron World Communications, I walked into a failing culture that was extremely toxic, and I soon learned the organization was built on a foundation of mistrust that started at the very top of the company. In 2004, my wife and I had the opportunity to buy the company, and we began the process of rebuilding the culture on the foundation of servant leadership.

One definition of culture is the behaviors, beliefs and characteristic of a particular group. It’s illustrated by how your organization behaves on a daily basis. In a servant-led culture, we strive to behave in alignment with the nine behaviors of a servant leader.

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