Lead, Follow, or Get Off the Path
Bodhisattvas become chiefs, captains, priests, governors, even presidents and prime ministers. For the good of the needy they are endless sources of gifts that give rise to the mind of awakening.
—Vimalakirtinirdesha Sutra 8
THE BUDDHA LIVED servant leadership long before today’s business book writers and corporate consultants popularized the idea. Leadership metaphors, like management theories, come and go as fads; there’s always a program du jour and the temptation to manage by best seller. If you have worked in a large organization and attended ...