Good leaders must first become good servants. (Robert K. Greenleaf, leadership author)

Many people aspire to be leaders, whether it’s in education, athletics, or politics. Few achieve success without learning good principles of leadership. The most successful leaders have learned their role by, first of all, being good followers, having learned what it’s like to be led well and observed the qualities and practices of successful leaders. Note the example of Jesus.

For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others. . . (Matthew 20:28)