How to be a servant leader? International Women's Day Celebration
I always say I'm not a boss but a leader. There is a big difference.
A servant leader is someone who puts the needs of their team and employees ahead of their own and looks to create an environment where everyone can work together collaboratively and reach their fullest potential. They focus on helping their team reach their goals, instead of focusing solely on their own, and take the time to understand their team’s strengths and weaknesses in order to help them grow.
What characteristics does a servant leader have?
Instead of top down, servant leaders flip the triangle on it's head. Customers come first, employees, management/executives, and then CEO. I always say I'm never too good to step in and do anything my employees need. Here's just a taste of how a servant leader leads...
How to be a servant leader? 6 traits
Empathy: A servant leader is able to empathize with their team members and understand their needs and feelings.
Humility: A servant leader is humble and does not seek recognition for their leadership. They are willing to take a backseat to their team and serve them in any way possible.
Self-Awareness: A servant leader is aware of their own strengths and weaknesses and has the ability to be open to feedback and criticism.
Vision: A servant leader has a clear vision of what they want to accomplish and how they plan to get there. They are able to communicate this vision to their team and motivate them to reach their goals.
Integrity: A servant leader is honest and trustworthy and will always put the needs of their team above their own.
Accountability: A servant leader is accountable for their actions and leads by example. They take responsibility for their mistakes and hold others accountable for their actions as well.
When is Delta Gamma's Founders Day?
Delta Gamma Founder's Day. I'm proud to be a #DGAlum sorority sister and was beyond honored that they chose me for the 150 year celebration of our founders. March 15th is what we call Founders Day because on this very day in 1873, 3 women in Oxford Mississippi were inspired to create a charitable organization. #DeltaGammaSorority. Delta Gamma sorority was founded in December 1873 by Anna Boyd, Eva Webb, Mary Comfort and Florence Stewart at the Lewis School for Girls in Oxford, Mississippi. In creating material for this event, I realized a lot of my values to DO GOOD come from what I was taught leading my sorority in college. I'm speaking on how to be a servant leader.
When is International Women's Day?
What does embrace equity mean?
The sign for Embrace Equity is a big bear hug to yourself. This is what it means to me. Embrace equity is a term used to describe a commitment to creating an equitable and inclusive environment. It involves actively seeking to understand and address the different needs of all individuals within a given community or organization. This includes addressing issues of power, privilege, and access to resources and opportunities, with the aim of creating a more equitable and just society.