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How is Somebody Service Minded?
"Love cannot remain by itself — it has no meaning. Love has to be put into action and that action is service."
In the grand scheme of a community and society, acts of service give reality to the thought-processes in social justice and global competence. A leader who is service-minded will find meaning in their work through their service to others. Similarly they will work as a model to others by engaging in service in and outside of their community.
The resources in this guide are intended to offer you a variety of ways to contribute to society. Volunteering will not only provide shape to your own leadership abilities but also give shape to the community you are a part of.
Positive Power of Servant Leadership by Tom Thibodeau
Videos on the Service Mindset
Activities Involving Service
Fiction and Films on Servant Leadership
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater by Eliot Rosewater--drunk, volunteer fireman, and President of the fabulously rich Rosewater Foundation--is about to attempt a noble experiment with human nature. God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater is Kurt Vonnegut's funniest satire, an etched-in-acid portrayal of the greed, hypocrisy, and follies of the flesh we are all heir to.
Publication Date: 1998-09-08
Up Carl Fredericksen, a retired balloon salesman, is part rascal and part dreamer who is ready for his last chance at high-flying excitement. Tying thousands of balloons to his house, Carl sets off to the lost world of his childhood dreams. Unbeknownst to Carl, Russell, an overeager eight-year-old Wilderness Explorer who has never ventured beyond his backyard, is in the wrong place at the wrong time. The world's most unlikely duo reach new heights and meet fantastic friends. Stuck together in the wilds of the jungle, Carl realizes that sometimes life's biggest adventures aren't the ones you set out looking for.
Publication Date: 2009