It’s often said: There’s no ‘I’ in ‘team’. When we think about team, we’re supposed to think about the collective unit, a group joined together, without individual ambitions getting in the way. But, we don’t actually do that. Nor should we.
Given the option of being labeled a sheep or a sheepdog, which would you rather be? Being called a sheep is perhaps the most common negative image of followership–often intended to portray mindlessness, weakness, simplicity. Who wouldn’t rather be a powerful and productive sheepdog?
A sample chapter of Embracing Followership has just been released! You can find “Chapter 24: Displaying Dependence” available as a standalone article on this external website: https://www.churchcentral.com/blogs/no-leader-is-an-island/
In celebration of the 1st anniversary of publication (Feb 24), there are 3 signed copies of Embracing Followership up for grabs! Enter through this Goodreads giveaway between February 18-26, 2017! (sorry, giveaway now closed)