How does a distance leader promote excellent followership in the realm of trust?
I’ve served in a new leadership role for almost a year now, and I can still recall one of the earliest bits of affirmation that I received. During a call with one of my subordinates which touched on a somewhat sensitive issue, uncertain what kind of response I would receive, I was given these words … Continue reading “I trust you.”
Have you tried this strategy? ‘Servant follow’ so that you can ‘servant lead’.
“I’m a leader.” How’s that working out for you?
When working at a distance, how do you convey your affirmation and criticism in order to be constructive?
How are you doing with leading via electronic communication?
Are you making your contribution, or just hindering the flow?
For me, the answer to “what is leadership?” is fairly simple. Conveniently, I answer a similar question about followership in the same way.
Sometimes there’s more honor among thieves than there is between followers and leaders. How do we improve our posture of honor toward our superiors?
I was recently presented with these words, reported to be from former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher: “Consensus is the absence of leadership.” Is that true? What roles should leaders and followers play in decision-making?
Some leaders long for their followers to fit a mold and idealize the simplicity of leading an army of clones. Reflecting on Star Wars Episode II made me wonder about the significance of differentiation and diversity in the leadership-followership dynamic.
Free resources to accompany Embracing Followership: A Discussion Guide for Teams & Small Groups.