About the Author

Ed Rehkopf

Ed Rehkopf is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and received a Masters of Professional Studies degree in hospitality management from Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration. During his long and varied career, he has managed two historic, university-owned hotels, worked at a four-star desert resort, served as director of operations at a regional hotel chain, opened two golf and country clubs, and worked in golf course development.

Articles by Ed Rehkopf

Professional Development

Are Happy Employees More Productive?

Service-based leadership is a style of leadership that allows the leader to achieve excellence through the committed involvement of his or her employees. With service-based leadership, the attitude and primary motivation of the leader is service to others—to customers, employees, and shareholders of the company.

This approach to leadership naturally creates relationships—the deep and abiding bonds