We consider someone exceptional when they are outstanding, out of the ordinary, unusual, or atypical.
How do we characterize our leadership? Would the word exceptional fit? How do we pursue a leadership that is exceptional?
Servanthood leadership quickly demonstrates this exceptional mindset.
Placing the needs of others above our own is not the usual or ordinary approach to leadership.
This explains why spiritual leaders are atypical. From the motive to the activity, others can easily spot exceptional leaders.
A little self-examination goes a long way to help us step up to be exceptional leaders.