How to Create Leaders People Want to Follow

May 17th, 2016

By Debra Finlayson, MA, CHRP, SHRM-CP

creating strong leaders in the workplace

In today’s flatter, leaner environment, leaders and organizations cannot succeed without committed, contributing followers. Ask yourself: How many leaders and their organizations achieve lackluster results because they do not have the full support of their followers? (Kelley 1992, p. 200) Read more

The secret value of Exemplary Followers: Are you one?

April 18th, 2016

By Debra Finlayson, MA, CHRP, SHRM-CP

An Exemplary Follower acts with conviction and courage, not simply as an effect of Leadership, but proactively toward enhancing organizational processes

Are you an ‘exemplary’ Follower? How would you know if you were one? You may be thinking to yourself ‘What’s even the point of asking this question?’. If you are questioning the question, this is a sign that you might, in fact, be an ‘exemplary’ Follower. Read more