Your Future & Followership

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Your Future & Followership

  1. 1. YOUR FUTURE AND FOLLOWERSHIP 05/10/2013
  2. 2. Myth #1 Why follow when you can lead? YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  3. 3. Middle managers usually belong to at least two hierarchies at any given time YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  4. 4. Facts #1 To be effective in the smaller hierarchy, we need to be good leaders YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  5. 5. Facts #1 To be effective in the greater hierarchy, we need to be good followers YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  6. 6. To be effective in our role, we need to exercise as much followership as we exercise leadership YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Conclusion #1 bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  7. 7. Myth #2 Followership is the opposite of Leadership YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  8. 8. Followership is the opposite of Leadership YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  9. 9. Followership is the reciprocal social process of Leadership YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  10. 10. Which is necessary to translate Visions conceived inside the organization YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  11. 11. Into Results outside the organization YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  12. 12. into Results Followership is the reciprocal social process of Leadership which is necessary to translate Visions YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Conclusion #2 bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  13. 13. With the myths busted, allow us to… YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  14. 14. The world’s opinion on Followership YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  15. 15. So if this is the truth… YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  16. 16. And if this is yet another truth… YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  17. 17. You already know what I’m going to say… YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  18. 18. All great leaders were great followers once YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  19. 19. They were great followers YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  20. 20. They were great followers YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  21. 21. They were great followers YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  22. 22. They were great followers YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  23. 23. Let’s observe their movement on a grid… YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Shall we? bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  24. 24. Bollower YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Geader Beader Gollower Johnny Like everyone, our Johnny starts here bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  25. 25. Bollower YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Geader Beader Gollower Then he learns to be kind, following his kind mother Johnny bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  26. 26. Bollower YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Geader Beader Gollower He goes to school and learns to be a good student Johnny bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  27. 27. Bollower YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Geader Beader Gollower Because he‟s a good student, he gets selected for class leader Johnny bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  28. 28. Bollower YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Geader Beader Gollower After school, Johnny works as a good assistant Johnny bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  29. 29. Bollower YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Geader Beader Gollower Then promoted to supervisor and then to manager Johnny bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  30. 30. Bollower YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Geader Beader Gollower Johnny helps realize his organization visions and missions Johnny bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  31. 31. Bollower YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Geader Beader Gollower Due to his dedication and hard work, he gets promoted to CEO of the company after 15 years of service Johnny bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  32. 32. Bollower YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Geader Beader Gollower This is what his path looks like Johnny Johnny Johnny Johnny Johnny Johnny Johnny Johnny bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  33. 33. Bollower YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Geader Beader Gollower Quiz: Which path is natural: A or B? V V A B bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  34. 34. Bollower YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Geader Beader Gollower Answer : B. One moves right before one moves up. V bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  35. 35. One moves right before one moves up YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Conclusion #3 VGL GF bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  36. 36. Followership definedFollowership the capacity to follow actively YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  37. 37. Followership definedFollowership the capacity to follow actively YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  38. 38. To exercise Followership We need to first exercise self-management YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  39. 39. YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Self-management on the lesser hierarchy Prepares the knowledge worker for Exercising Followership on the greater hierarchy bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  40. 40. YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP “To be effective, the knowledge worker has to exercise relationship responsibility…This is the secret of „Managing‟ the boss.” Peter F. Drucker Management Challenges of the 21st Century Conclusion #4 bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  41. 41. YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP VGL GF R E C A P bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  42. 42. YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Exercise as much followership as leadership Followership and leadership need each other Right before up Take relationship responsibility bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com
  43. 43. Thanks for your time. YOUR FUTURE FOLLOWERSHIP Will you…? bia@biajobs.net anderson85alric@gmail.com

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