“Embracing Followership challenged and changed me—one of the rare books that can challenge your worldview and make you glad you read it. Allen manages to exalt followers without disparaging leaders, proving the unique value of each and providing practical steps to move us toward the mutually beneficial place of respect and value for the contributions of both.”
“Embracing Followership may be among the top 10 most fresh, provocatively insightful expressions of what kind of thinking can ‘set the readers free’ from mindless cultural expectations on us that we’ve unconsciously imbibed.
“Allen has written a helpful resource for people who have read his book and want to go deeper together. The chapters tie right in with the text of the book. He also offers detailed assistance with helping people apply the concepts to their workplace, volunteering roles, and church and ministry.”
“The theme of embracing followership is an empowering concept that every person needs to build into the fabric of their lives. It is a an important theme that is underemphasized in leadership circles. Hamlin’s work is a needed corrective to a misunderstood and neglected subject.”
“Concepts from Embracing Followership truly have embedded in the way we think as a small administrative/support team (5 people). We actually have adopted the ‘ripe banana’ concept [Chapter 6] as a team and added an image of a ripe banana amidst green bananas on the top of our team meeting agenda template – it is … Continue reading Lindsay Ackerman, director of development operations