Martin Luther King Junior
Servant Leadership Video

This video is one of Martin Luther King Junior’s servant leadership videos. In this excerpt from the speech "The Drum Major Instinct", he says that anyone can be great because anyone can serve.

Martin Luther King Junior was one of the most inspirational leaders of the early 20th century. He was the leader of the American Civil Rights movements and aggressively fought against racial discrimination against the black people.

Besides being a leader, Martin Luther King Junior was also one of the most powerful orators of his time. He gave speeches that moved the hearts of the people and inspired them for positive change in their world.

This video is one excerpt from his also famous “The Drum Major Instinct” speech. This is a video that talks about how ANYONE can be great, because the Bible says that: the greatest among you shall be your servant.

A Servant
Leadership Video

Here is the video transcript:

"If you want to be important, wonderful.

If you want to be recognized, wonderful.

If you want to be great, Wonderful!

But recognize that he who is greatest among you is your servant.

That’s the new definition of greatness. This morning, what I like about it is that by giving it the definition of greatness it means everybody can be great because everyone can serve.

You don’t have to have a college degree to serve.

You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve.

You don’t have to know about Plato and Aristotle to serve.

You don’t have to know about Einstein’s Theory of Relativity to serve.

You don’t have to the know the Second Theory of Thermodynamics in Physics to serve!

You only need a heart full of grace.

(A) soul generated by love. You can be that servant."

- Excerpt from Dr Martin Luther King Junior’s Speech “The Drum Major Instinct”


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