Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies

Regent University School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship


Servant Leadership and the Power of Service

Originally airing in April 2006, this Leadership Talks presentation on Servant Leadership provides a solid foundation on which to build as we explore the growing field of servant leadership in upcoming issues. In this issue's presentation, Dr. Patterson will define servant leadership as virtuous leadership and will explain each vital component, which includes: love, humility, altruism, trust, vision, empowerment and service, and how they play a vital role in being a successful leader.

About the Speakers
Dr. Kathleen Patterson has been a part of Regent University's School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship (GLE) for more than 10 years and is a noted expert in the field of servant leadership. She coordinates several servant leadership roundtables across the U.S. as part of GLE's annual Roundtables of Leadership Research and Practice and the American Society of Business Behavioral Sciences Conference. In addition, she coordinates the international Tri-continent Global Servant Leadership Research Roundtable. Dr. Patterson is also involved in numerous consulting projects, locally, nationally and internationally.

About Leadership Talks
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