Stewardship depends on a willingness to be accountable for results without using control or caretaking as the means to reach them. This demands a choice for service with partnership and empowerment as basic governance strategies. Here is the point—actually six points that capture the essence of these ideas. If you can make it through these, the practical and specific are right around the corner.
We want to affirm the spirit. There is a longing in each of us to invest our energy in things that matter. In a high-control environment, what is personal and sacred is left at the door. We need a way to govern that affirms the person as truly central to the business. We have always spoken the right words—people are number one—but ...