Posts Tagged: followership

What “The Intern” Teaches Us About Followership

There so much focus on developing leaders that the role of followers is often under-valued and neglected. “Followership” refers to a role held by certain individuals in an organization, team, or group. Specifically, it is the capacity of an individual to actively follow a leader. Followership is the reciprocal social process of leadership. While leaders… Read more »

Courageous Followership & Intelligent Disobedience

In the Next Generation of Government Training Summit session, “Courageous Followership and Intelligent Disobedience: What the Best Leaders Expect from their Teams,” Ira Chaleff used three fun examples: dancing, more dancing (the tango), and guide dogs, to illustrate the concepts of his two books, “The Courageous Follower” and “Intelligent Disobedience.” To explain “followership,” Ira opened… Read more »

Rules and Tools For Success

I’ve been writing and posting these for several weeks on Facebook and through my weekly e’zine. Although I’ve been on GovLoop for a while I haven’t been that active. I’d like to change that and thought this would be a way to have a positive influence with more individuals. I hope you find them value… Read more »

Mickey’s 10 Commandments – Tips from a Disney Imagineer

Last week, Bowen Moran asked, “What Would Walt Do?” as a launching pad for discussing the leadership style of Walt Disney. Yesterday, I had the privilege of hearing a keynote speech by Disney Legend Marty Sklar at the IPMA-HR Western Region conference. One of the original Imagineers working with Walt Disney in the early 1950s,… Read more »