Top 10 Quotes on Servant Leadership

Servant Leadership is a term that gets thrown around haphazardly in the business world, but what exactly does it mean? It appears that there is a unique art to this style of leadership, and it all begins with an unselfish mindset. Here are 10 thought-provoking quotes on servant leadership.

  1. “Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge.” -Simon Sinek
  1. “You can’t lead the people if you don’t love the people. You can’t save the people, if you don’t serve the people.” -Cornel West
  1. The best way to find yourself is in the service of others.” -Mahatma Gandhi
  1. “People do not care how much you know until they know how much you care.”-John C. Maxwell
  1. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?” -MLK Jr.
  1. “Relationships are never about power, and one way to avoid the will to power is to choose to limit oneself—to serve.” -Wm. Paul Young
  1. I define a leader as anyone who takes responsibility for finding the potential in people and processes, and who has the courage to develop that potential.” -Brene Brown
  1. “If you want to govern the people, you must place yourself below them. If you want to lead the people, you must learn how to follow them.” -Lao Tzu
  1. “Success is…knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.” -John C. Maxwell
  1. “Every time we interact with another person at work, we have a choice to make: do we try to claim as much value as we can, or contribute value without worrying about what we receive in return?” -Adam Grant
Emily Collins