At the heart of excellent followership is relationship—with one’s leader and with one’s peers. And at the heart of relationship is communication.
If we’re going to follow well, if we’re going to contribute well, we have participate in—and contribute toward—a positive communication environment.
The challenge comes in that each member of a group will tend to have personal preferences that define what it means for them to engage in a positive, satisfying dialogue. Continue reading “New Free Resource: Satisfying Communication”
I’m not a dreamer. I’m not a visionary. Possibilities elude me. Passions are often fairly subdued. And yet, all of these things are vital for me to be the best contributor I can be.
So, I decided to give myself some help. I created a reflective, conversational activity to stimulate my heart and mind to birth some vision and engender some possibilities about what I would like to see accomplished in and through my life. Continue reading “New Free Resource: What would you do if someone gave you…?”
Sorry for the recent silence…I’ve been on the road ever since the release of my new companion volume back in December!
As I look at the calendar, this Saturday (Feb 24th) marks two years since the publication of Embracing Followership: How to Thrive in a Leader-Centric Culture! Amazing how time has flown by (we’ve also had a baby in that time which seems to have had a pretty significant impact on my reckoning of time as well)! Continue reading “Two Years of Followership!”
The new volume in the Embracing Followership series is now available! Embracing Followership: A Discussion Guide for Teams & Small Groups is on sale in print and eBook formats (including Kindle, Logos, Faithlife, and others).
Here’s what executive coach, Dr Tom Lambshead, has to say about this new resource: Continue reading “Discussion Guide Launch & Endorsement”
With next week’s release of my second book, Embracing Followership: A Discussion Guide for Teams & Small Groups, it seems fitting that we explore a few definitions.
A book for teams and small groups? What’s the difference? Am I just repeating myself? Continue reading “Teams? Small Groups? What’s the difference?”
The giveaways are now closed, but we celebrate the nearly 800 entrants and our 8 winners from the US, Canada, Australia, the U.K., and Romania!
If you didn’t win, the discussion guide will be available for purchase on Dec 19th!
In celebration of the upcoming release of the new companion volume, Embracing Followership: A Discussion Guide for Teams & Small Groups, we’re doing a few giveaways on Goodreads!
From November 18-30, 2017 you can enter to win! Depending on your location, we’ve got a few copies available of the original book, Embracing Followership: How to Thrive in a Leader-Centric Culture, and a few copies of the new Discussion Guide—win it before you can buy it—it’ll be released on December 19th!
I’m excited to announce the follow-up companion volume for my original book, Embracing Followership: How to Thrive in a Leader-Centric Culture!
On December 19th, 2017, this new resource—Embracing Followership: A Discussion Guide for Teams & Small Groups—will be available for purchase in print and a variety of eBook formats.
Find more details about what you’ll find in this 140-page companion volume here: https://embracingfollowership.com/the-book/discussion-guide/
We celebrated with some pre-release giveaways via Goodreads.com. Stay tuned here and on Facebook for details about future promotions!
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.biblicalleadership.com/blogs/no-leader-is-an-island/ Continue reading “Excerpt: 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) Continue reading “1st Anniversary Giveaway!”
Just a quick ‘news blurb’ to say that I’ve recently begun working on a companion resource for Embracing Followership. The content is in development and I’m excited to share more details with you soon; I’m planning to have an initial sample off to the publisher by the end of this week! You can look forward to new material & resources to help you explore additional dimensions of your followership! Continue reading “Followership Follow-Up”
Welcome to this site, which serves as a platform for resources and discussion of the ideas presented in my book Embracing Followership: How to Thrive in a Leader-Centric Culture, which is published by Kirkdale Press and was released February 24th, 2016!
You can read more about the author, the inspiration for the book, endorsements from those who have read it, and even peruse a few excerpts! There are also questions, reflections, and resources about followership; join the exploration through the blog posts below!
Links to order both the print and eBook editions are available on the ordering info page.