The 16%

“All that is needed to rebuild community as a viable life form for large numbers of people is for enough servant-leaders to show the way, not by mass movements, but by each servant-leader demonstrating his or her unlimited liability for a quite specific community-related group.”  Robert Greenleaf

“Rebuilding community” implies that community once existed and needs to be restored. Although a sense of community exists in many workplaces, recent survey data related to Americans and job satisfaction indicates that which once was, may no longer be. That is not necessarily a bad thing. Individuals now actively, and in many cases, purposefully seek community outside the workplace.

Regardless of how we differentiate community, its definition is worthy of pursuit: “A feeling of fellowship with others as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.”

Notice community is a “result” of sharing. That is not to say that sharing cannot…

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