Servant leaders believe that their job is to help employees reach the larger goals of the organization. This means that servant leaders cannot focus on themselves; they must focus on their employees and the organization.

Blanchard discusses a number of ways in which his organization seeks to inspire employees, including coaching them, gainsharing, allowing them to participate in decisions, and leaving them inspirational messages. What other behaviors are essential for strategic leaders today?  

Demonstration of a commitment to diversity and inclusion

Ability to navigate a multicultural environment

Implementation of controls to monitor deviation from performance objectives

Comportment according to high ethical standards