We talk so much about leadership (this includes me) that we make it sound like the holy grail of personal, professional and career success, and this encourages everyone to aspire to become one. How silly that even sounds to me as I write this.“Become One” – as if we’d wake up one day and be proclaimed a “leader.” As if there is any title, position, office, budget size, number of employees or college degree that somehow makes us a leader. Just in case you aren’t already clued in – there isn’t.
“Last week's post on The Essence of Good Followership generated a great deal of reaction from our clients and friends. We heard from many of you, via social media, or directly to us. And there is on...”
Craig Glover's insight:
You can be a good leader and follower at the same time. You don't have to choose just one.
Organizations are spending massive amounts of money developing leaders and almost nothing to develop the followers. Being a good follower is tough-probably tougher than being a leader. (RT @ECLeadership: How Are Your Followership Skills?
Craig Glover's insight:
It's tough to be a good follower. How did you learn to follow? Does your followership skills affect how you lead?
A great leader is led by followers BDlive At every step along the way, the leader should be aware of conative feelings as well as cognitive mental processes that are present in him and in the followership.
Blachard, Anita L., Jennifer Welbourne, David Gilmore, and Angela Bullock. “Followership Styles and Employee Attachment to the Organization.” The Psychologist-Manager Journal 12 (2009); 111-131. Print.The authors ...
On September 13th, Council talked about this idea of followership and what followership had to do with retention and running a service organization. What are methods of best practice of retention and how does this relate to ...
“We've been writing a lot lately about the relatively new concept of followership. As a business community, we spend precious little time on it. We would much rather speak about leadership. We would...”
A veteran contributor to the Ivey Business Journal spells out his eight essential qualities to being a good follower, rather than a good leader, as it's essential, at times, to step back and let someone else take the reigns.
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