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Andy Leonard

Andy Leonard is a Data Philosopher at Andy Leonard Consulting, an SSIS Trainer, Consultant, and developer; a Business Intelligence Markup Language (Biml) developer; SQL Server database and data warehouse developer, community mentor, engineer, and farmer. He is a co-author of SQL Server Integration Services Design Patterns, and author of Managing Geeks - A Journey of Leading by Doing, and the Stairway to Integration Services.

Servant-Leader: Kevin Hazzard

I’ve written, tweeted, and had several conversations recently about leading and serving. Pictured above is my friend and brother Kevin Hazzard (Blog | @KevinHazzard) at this past Saturday’s Richmond Code Camp (photo used by permission from Brock Barnett, another servant-leader and founder of MaconIT in Richmond VA).

The Developer and SQL Server communities are filled with servant-leaders. I bet you know some.

  • They don't seek the spotlight... at least not for themselves - rather they seek to elevate those around them.
  • They don't compete. And when others compete with them, they most often remain silent.
  • They are humble.
  • They serve simply for the honor of serving.

Want to find the leaders in our community? Stop looking on ballots. Start looking in janitorial closets.


Published Tuesday, May 24, 2011 8:00 AM by andyleonard

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K. Brian Kelley said:

As a cadet corporal at The Citadel used to say to us when we demonstrated that we had it together and got it right, "Outstanding!"

May 24, 2011 7:49 AM

Kevin Hazzard said:

Wow, Andy. Thank you sir. You made my day. :)

May 24, 2011 9:44 AM

Perry Neal said:

Amen Andy!  Amen!  Leaders see something that needs doing and DO it!

May 24, 2011 10:22 AM

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