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Servant Leadership Model

by David Koontz, 5 August 2014 | The Agile Blogosphere

Do a Google search on "servant leadership" and you will get plenty of hits (2.5 million for me just then). So if you don't know what it is cruise on over to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Servant_leadership and check out the 21st century "Cliff's Notes"...

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