Chapter 26Jesus

The Greatest Example of a Servant Leader

KEN BLANCHARD AND PHIL HODGES

I’m a latecomer to the Lord. As a result, it wasn’t until my early fifties that I started to really read the Bible and learn about Jesus. In the process, I realized He is the greatest leadership role model of all time. When I shared this insight with my colleague and friend Phil Hodges, who had been a spiritual guide of mine, he agreed—and together we cofounded the Lead Like Jesus ministry. In this essay we will focus on Jesus as the ultimate servant leader. —KB

INITIAL INDICATION THAT Jesus is the greatest leadership role model of all time came to Ken when he was asked to be on Reverend Robert Schuller’s TV show Hour of Power after The One Minute Manager

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