IF YOU ARE TOO BIG …

‘If you are too big to serve, you are too small to lead’.

(thanks to David Porter via FB  )


serving others

(PS not sure about the ‘always’ … but even so!)

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20 thoughts on “IF YOU ARE TOO BIG …

    1. Not all who serve can lead … but all who lead should serve, as the Man from Nazareth says.

      Maybe it should be used as a criterion in every job interview especially for the so-called ‘top jobs’ 😉

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      1. I could not agree more….Tragically…..Too many cease to ‘serve’ when they are chosen to ‘lead’ 🙄 We should all be genetically wired for that ‘mythical law of Nature’….;)xx

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      1. Most people at senior levels operate ruthlessly. They would not be in their positions otherwise. Perhaps, ABC’s might be examinable on this point too.

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      2. It questions the whole system.

        Not just ABCs. Bishops, archdeacons, deans, – not to mention the ‘humble’ parish priest. I like to see a bishop helping with the washing up when he’s been invited to a bean feast – not just because we’ll all be impressed but because that’s what he automatically does.

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      3. It’s interesting, because I have been getting the impression recently that bosses in business are thinking in more pastoral terms about management of staff. Makes for a happier and more productive work force. This attitude is also akin to ‘serving’, methinks.

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