Citrix: The Servant Leader
As we make the transition to the future of work, many long-held assumptions are being questioned. Does the relationship between work and life really need to be a zero-sum balance, where one comes at the expense of the other? Does geography still matter when it comes to forming teams or joining organizations?
I addressed these questions in my previous blog post, but there’s one question I left out because it’s a big one: do team members serve their managers—or is it really the other way around?
Of course, great teams are built on a foundation of mutual support and service among all of their members, including both managers and those who report to them. Everyone works together to help each other get the best results for the business. But as the traditional image of a boss who is a overbearing and thinks he/she knows it all breaks down, innovative leaders are thinking deeply about what it means to be meaningfully aligned to their employees. Today, effective managers don’t demand service from their teams—they serve them, coach them, remove barriers to success and empower them to do their best work.
Read the entire article here, The Servant Leader | Citrix Blogs
via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.