Why Are We Drawn To Leaders Who Serve?

With the death of Queen Elizabeth II there has been lots of talk about her life of service and duty. But why do we find those qualities attractive in a leader? Most rulers throughout history have simply used power for their own ends — so where did we get the idea that a leader should be a servant to their people? In this timely Short Answers video, Andy Bannister explores how this idea goes back to the greatest servant leader of them all.


Thanks to our friend Elizabeth Humble for letting us film at her jewellery studio.


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