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Leadership > Best Practices

Javier Elenes, Business Consultant, Mexico
A key issue that is sometimes overlooked is that a leader is a leader when, and only when (s)he has followers. These followers will follow the leader if: 1. The followers think that the leader wants there well-being (compare ); 2. The followers think that the leader is capable; 3. The leader communicates a as something that it is worth to pursue (as in: "We are building a new country" or "You can be too first new world citizen" rather then "We need to increase productivity by 17% or the quality of your products by 20% to reach an international cost and quality level". (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  sahar sultan, Student (University), Pakistan

Leader Always Born with Some Inborn Skills

I think a person who has capability and nature to create his or her followers by himself is a leader. A leader may have the ability to influence the thoughts and to modify the behaviors as he wants and is required on the spot.

  Toyin Babs-Enoch, Entrepreneur, Nigeria

Leadership is a Two-way Process

Without followers there will be no leader. Without (...)

  Njau Mungai, Student (MBA), Kenya

The Origin of Leadership

It is the followers who transform a lone dancer in (...)

  Bill Boynton, Teacher, United States


I believe leadership is in direct alignment with f (...)

  Bill Boynton, Teacher, United States

Is it a Leader or a Follower

I believe "leadership" is a lot like the word "bea (...)

  Javier Elenes, Business Consultant, Mexico

Leadership = Motivaction to a Worthy Mission

True leaders give motivaction (motives for action) (...)

  Vijaya Saradhi Mekala

Lead Yourself and Others Follow You

Be it a business leader, a corporate CEO, the head (...)

  Abdul-gakeem Satira, Manager, South Africa

Followers need to Buy in to your Ideas

In my humble opinion, a leader is not about someon (...)

  Richard S. Dillard

No Self-appointed Leaders

Leader is a title that can only be given to us by (...)

  Conny Morokweng, Student (MBA), Botswana

Is it a Leader or a Follower

@: I do agree with you Bill. Leaders provide guida (...)

  Bill Boynton, Teacher, United States

Organiational Leadership: Lead Yourself and Others Follow You

@: Great reponse, and so true. It is what I like t (...)

  Aziz Rattansey, Kenya

A leader must Inspire Followers > Believers

Whilst it is useful for a leader to have followers (...)

  Javier Elenes, Business Consultant, Mexico

Leaders must Inspire Followers and Create Believers

Aziz, you are right, leaders must inspire follower (...)

  SATISH PANDE, Business Consultant, India

Follower is a Must, the Importance of a Follower in a Leadership

Absolutely right! There is no meaning to the leade (...)

  Bruce W Butler, Entrepreneur, United States

If You Look Back are Others Following?

Do others seek your advise? Do others actions dem (...)

  Monteiro, Consultant, Portugal

Leadership is to Have Followers

Hi everyone, I believe the first who said "Leaders (...)

  Ramdonee Vikash, Student (MBA), Mauritius

Did You Say Leadership?

A leader who has many followers who are following (...)

  roseline ikem, Student (MBA), United Kingdom

Leadership is to be a Servant

A leader is a who seeks the well being of those a (...)

  M Y Zainudeen, Management Consultant, Sri Lanka

3 Types of Leaders: Appointed, Self-Appointed and Emerged

It is interesting to see diversified ideas about l (...)

  Monteiro, Consultant, Portugal

Charisma is a Leadership Myth

@: what is charisma? A personality characteristic (...)

  Stephen Adjei, Management Consultant, Ghana

Leadership is Two-way Influence between Leader and Followers

Leadership is about making others feel important a (...)

  M Y Zainudeen, Management Consultant, Sri Lanka

From Interpreting the Future to Selling the Hope to the Followers

Theoretically a successful leader is a person who: (...)

  Gregory Johnson, Coach, United States

Caution with Focusing on Followership being a Leader

This is an interesting topic for discussion that k (...)

  Javier Elenes, Business Consultant, Mexico

3 Conditions for a Leader to Have Followers (Ginebra)

A leader is a leader when and only when he has fol (...)

  Monteiro, Consultant, Portugal

Credibility is the First Principle of Leadership

@: I completely agree with that, but I would inclu (...)

  Gani Davlatsher, Student (University), United States

The First Follower..

Recently I watched a by Derek Sivers who discusse (...)

  Adnan Shaswar

The Relationship between the Leadership and the Followers

Although leadership is a two-way interaction, I be (...)

  Monteiro, Consultant, Portugal

A Real Leader is Followed Easily

@: Hi once again. Really? Do you really think it i (...)

  Zandile Shaba, Financial Consultant, Malawi

A Leader Does NOT Need Followers

My view is that a leader does NOT need followers. (...)

  Monteiro, Consultant, Portugal

Definition of Leadership Isn't the Same as Objectives

@: Hi everyone. I think we're confusing a concept, (...)

  Tom Wilson, HR Consultant, United States

RE: a Leader Does NOT Need Followers

@: You are exactly correct: there are circumstance (...)

  Monteiro, Consultant, Portugal

Credibility is the Number 1 Characteristic of a Leader

The credibility of a leader is the way to make eve (...)

  Vicky Jha, Manager, Nepal

Leaders Can Stand Alone

@: I totally agree. It may take long for the mass (...)


A Leader Must Have Followers

@: I believe, you do in fact have good leadership (...)

  Vipul Nahar, India

How Belief Generates Followership

The claim that a goal can be achieved without othe (...)

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