Below are some recommended books and videos to facilitate your journey of followership. See also Chapters 11-13 of Embracing Followership for in-depth review of various resources to facilitate your personal growth & development toward following with excellence.

You can find the below items and other books on my goodreads_icon_32x32‘followership’ shelf on Goodreads.

pwr-fshipThe Power of Followership, by Robert Kelleyittakestwo

It Takes Two: Managing Yourself When Working with Bosses and Other Authority Figures, by Gene Boccialetti



The Courageous Follower: Standing Up to and for Our Leaders, by Ira Chaleff (see his endorsement also)


Followership: How Followers Are Creating Change and Changing Leaders, by Barbara Kellerman

An additional review of this work can be found on my other blog,

follower-firstFollower First, by Rusty Ricketsoncreative-fship

Creative Followership, by Jimmy Collins




cult-intellCultural Intelligence: Living and Working Globally, by David C. Thomas & Kerr Inkson

You can find my reviews of these works on Goodreads and at


Here’s a ‘followership’ playlist on YouTube containing a number of videos to stimulate your thinking on various aspects of followership:

Read thoughts on some of these videos in these blog posts: video reflections.

EmbracingFollowership_CoverTextureAdditional information about my own book, Embracing Followership: How to Thrive in a Leader-Centric Culture, is available on The Book page of this blog.

In development is a team/small group discussion guide to accompany Embracing Followership, bringing this personal journey of following with excellence into a group endeavor; see this blog post, and watch this space for updates!

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