I recently attended an Emergency Management magazine All Hazard Stakeholders Summit. One presenter, Garry Briese from Denver, introduced the concept of “Followership: The Mirror Image of Leadership.” He captured an intuitive concept that many don’t think about but may be practicing. Some of his points are worth sharing.
Definitions – “leadership” is influencing other, while “followership” is seeking or accepting leadership. Skills of a good follower make you a good leader. Part of followership is coaching upward