The Leader's Guide to Followers is written from the unique perspective of a follower sharing with leaders how to lead their people well. It offers insights as to why character is a prerequisite for effective leadership, and why earning trust and respect creates influence, a crucial aspect of leading people well. A leader's motivations and agendas are examined to show which ones draw followers to a leader, and which ones turn followers away from him. Throughout the book, practical examples are given for leadership styles and perspectives which build loyalty and energize followers to give their best efforts. Leading is compared and contrasted with controlling, and the followers' response to each is examined. The book also includes an exploration of leadership as a strategy for individuals, organizations, and the country as a whole. Dean Duvall is a native Oregonian who has experienced great leadership under some excellent coaches, teachers and employers throughout his life. He has been involved in a wide range of organizations including qmom and popq businesses, international franchises, non-profits, state government, and Fortune 500 companies. His leadership experience is mainly in the computer business but includes some non-traditional roles such as guiding week-long mountaineering trips in British Columbia and skippering sailboat trips from Hawaii to Seattle and San Francisco. He continues to encourage leaders to be their best by writing and speaking about what leaders can do to bring out the best in those they lead.The Leadera#39;s Guide to Followers is written from the unique perspective of a follower sharing with leaders how to lead their people well.
|Title||:||The Leader's Guide to Followers|
|Publisher||:||Dog Ear Publishing - 2011-05|