Vijay Eswaran a philanthropist, successful entrepreneur, and motivational speaker explains how servant leadership powers his success both and life and in his business. Vijay Eswaran is the Executive Chairman of the QI Group of Companies which has various interests in direct selling, retail and hospitality, education and real estate in more than 30 countries around the world.
Vijay Eswaran’s success has occurred as a result of keen insight into life and business with congruent ideas that translated into a very profitable and transcendent career in the corporate arena. In fact, his management style consists of patterns of leadership coined by some of the greatest leaders of our time like Nelson Mandela, Gandhi, and Mother Teresa.
Servant leadership requires selfless actions by the leader in regards to leading not by just giving orders and commands, but by rolling up your sleeves and actually leading by example. Also, the thought behind servant leadership is to serve the ones who are actually serving you. By serving the best interest and promoting the well-being of their followers both professionally and personally, servant leaders elicit the best quality efforts from their followers. Servant leaders are some of the easiest types of leaders to actually follow because they are not self-seeking.
In fact, they are seeking the progression and advancement of the collective versus the personal ego driven desires of themselves and their own personal ambitions. Servant leaders care more about the people that they actually led than they do themselves. That level of sacrifice and self-denial provides them with a clear vision and purpose in of where the organization or nation should strive to become. Vijay Eswaran throughout his life and career has shown a commitment to grow individuals and sacrifice his own personal ego and goals for the greater good of the organization and the employees that work for him. In this way, Vijay Eswaran explains how servant leadership has empowered his success both as a businessman and entrepreneur and also as an empowering example of success in society.Find out more about Vijay Eswaran: https://www.qbuzz.qnet.net/blog/2011/06/27/vijay-eswaran-in-forbes-philanthropy-heroes-list/