Lipscomb University To Bring Best-Selling Author And Leadership Expert To Campus

Ken Jennings, author of The Serving Leader, to speak to business executives at Lipscomb University on February 3rd

Jan 11, 2016, 11:13 ET from Lipscomb University

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Contrary to popular belief, the most effective leaders don't just stand in front of their people, they stand behind them too. This is the thesis behind best-selling author Ken Jennings' Serving Leader movement as well as his landmark book, The Serving Leader: 5 Powerful Actions to Transform Your Team, Your Business, and Your Community. As part of the launch for the new edition of this best-selling book, Jennings will outline his leadership methodology to business leaders in the mid-South region as the featured speaker at the Serving Leader Summit on February 3rd. The summit will be hosted by Nashville's Lipscomb University in a special one-day event in the Ezell Center on campus.

"Nashville is home to big-name businesses such as Tractor Supply, HCA, and Vanderbilt Medical Center, among others. I am honored to bring this message to this growing community of executives and entrepreneurs," said Jennings.

In an age where immoral leadership is almost commonplace, Jennings makes the case for an approach to leadership that is both ethical and efficient. Jennings' work implementing serving leadership has increased productivity and job satisfaction at organizations such as Merrill Lynch, Caterpillar, and The Cleveland Clinic.

"We are eager and excited to bring Ken to campus," said Ray Eldridge, interim dean of Lipscomb's College of Business. "We have offered a class that focuses on servant leadership for years and Ken Jennings's best-selling Serving Leader book, along with his vision for Christian leadership, aligns with our mission for Lipscomb's College of Business."

Registration, networking and the opening breakfast will start at 8:00 am on Wednesday, February 3rd. To register for The Serving Leader Summit, visit

Kenneth R. Jennings is founder of Third River Partners, and a best-selling author, speaker and active consultant helping senior leadership teams adopt a serving-others approach. For more information about Ken Jennings, visit

Lipscomb University is a private, Christian institution located in Nashville, Tennessee. Students at Lipscomb University may earn undergraduate and graduated degrees in a wide variety of fields as well as doctoral degrees in education, pharmacy and theology. With an official enrollment of 4,680 in the fall semester of 2015, Lipscomb has experienced an 86 percent enrollment growth over the last decade.

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