“Allen Hamlin writes on followership with an elevating language that imbues this form of relationship with service, grace, and individuality. A very welcome addition to the growing literature on followership.”

Ira Chaleff, author, The Courageous Follower

“For the sake of our personal lives, our companies, our churches, our organizations, our cities, our nation, and our world, we need more and more people (a vast majority in fact) who are not only willing to embrace their role as followers, but to thrive in their role. This book helps lay down the tracks for each of us to understand and thrive as followers…. I feel like this book will serve anyone well who wants a good foundation for thinking, acting, and thriving as a good follower.” (more…)

Mark Oshman, blogger

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Encouraging Ownership

While the number of leaders in any group are limited, the number of ‘owners’ of a project is not. Followers and leaders alike can exhibit profound ownership–regardless of where the idea originated from. But this ownership must be encouraged, must be facilitated, must be permitted by those involved.

Sheep & Sheepdogs

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?

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