A Father’s Look at Servant Leadership: Bryan Malinski & Joie Malinski

June 16, 2017

For our special Father's Day edition Bryan Malinski, our Digital Media Specialist, had a conversation with his Dad, Joie Malinski, about using servant leadership both in the work place and at home.  Joie gives his perspective on serving first, building trust, listening to understand, and demonstrating courage while being a father. This episode examines leadership through a father's lens.  We hope enjoy and Happy Father's Day!


What is Servant Leadership w/ Bryan Malinski & Carol Malinski

June 12, 2017

Listen as Bryan Malinski, Digital media supervisor for the Institute, and Carol Malinski, our director of content and curriculum walk you through our "Servant Leadership 101" implementation guide, defining what servant leadership is, what it isn't, and outline the 9 behaviors of a servant leader.  Please share this with someone you feel could use this information. Enjoy!


What is Servant Leadership?

Servant Leadership is a set of behaviors and practices that turn the traditional "power leadership" model upside down; instead of the people working to serve the leader, the leader exists to serve the people. When leaders serve first, they unlock purpose and ingenuity in those around them, creating higher performing and happier employees. As servant leaders our purpose si to inpire and equip those we influence. 


Roger Gillespie: Intentionality and Transparency Part 2

June 2, 2017

This is the second installment of a conversation with Roger Gillespie, Datron World Communications employee and servant leader.  Roger will draw from his experience to share about servant leadership results through new behaviors and accountability.  He illustrates the importance of accountability through the creative use of system tools and processes. Listen and enjoy!


Conference Conversations 2017: Vicki Clark

May 22, 2017

In this episode we interview Vicki Floyd Clark. Vick has devoted the past 30 years of her life to building capacity in organizations and inspiring community leaders. A noted speaker, facilitator, consultant and trainer, she has extensive experience in the nonprofit, government and private sectors. Her work includes numerous specialty areas; board development, inclusion and diversity, servant leadership development, strategic planning, project planning, volunteer resource development, and effective communication.  Listen as Vicki gives her perspectiveon servant leadership and how it has played a major role in her life.

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Conference Conversations 2017: Juliet Funt

May 12, 2017

Juliet Funt is the owner and founder of WhiteSpace at Work and is a warrior in the battle against reactive busyness. It is her mission and that of her team to unearth the potential of companies by unburdening their talent. In this episode, listen as Carol Malinski, SLI's director of content and curriculum, asks Juliet for her take on servant leadership in the work place. Enjoy!


Conference Conversations 2017: Jim Minarik and Art Barter

May 1, 2017

In this episode, SLI Founder and CEO, Art Barter talks with long time friend Jim Minarik about serving from the top as a CEO. Jim is the Chairman of DEI Holdings as well as Founder & chairman of Forte for Children.  Listen as Art and Jim talk leadership from the perspective of CEO; the challenges, rewards and reflections of watching a servant leadership culture grow.  


Servant Leadership: Action in Education with Art Barter & Devin Vodicka

April 24, 2017

Listen in as Art Barter, SLI's founder and CEO talks with Devin Vodicka, Superintendent of Vista Unified School District in Vista Ca. Devin has been working to equip his leaders in the district with servant leadership skills. You'll be fascinated by the story of the districts’ performance improvement in attendance, behavior and academics among other measures. You won’t just hear the facts; you’ll hear the heart of these leaders. Enjoy!


Conference Conversations 2017: Kristen Hadeed

April 18, 2017

Welcome Back! Kristen Hadeed brought the Millennial voice to the conference with her story of overcoming challenges to build her successful company, Student MaidTM. Kristen serves her young employees by teaching them life skills before the particulars of the job. We were happy to have her sit down with us and have a conversation on the topic of servant leadership.


Conference Conversations 2017: Ken Blanchard

April 7, 2017

Our Second conference conversation is with world renowned leadership expert Ken Blanchard.  Ken is interviewed by SLI founder and CEO Art Barter. These leaders discuss the importance of being relationship driven rather than results driven, the concept of "Re-Firing" and the essence of servant leadership.  You may want to have a notepad handy for this one. Enjoy!


Conference Conversations 2017: Charles Hazlewood

April 4, 2017

During our 2017 servant leadership conference "The Music of Servant Leadership," we had the pleasure of sitting down for a conversation with each of our speakers. Our First conversation was with Charles Hazlewood, Internationally renowned conductor. Listen as we talk about leading with trust, self love, and the importance of improvisation within organizations.