Did you know that current research suggests that >80% of task/project accomplishment can be directly attributed to follower performance and that leaders only account for <20% of the total contribution toward the goal. On your own please continue the learning experience and see what you a find out about the underappreciated skills of the follower.
Check out this link to dive deeper into the concept of Dynamic Followership and how it is an essential ingredient to effective leadership.
Dive deeper still by clicking this link to examine followership styles and their relationship to job satisfaction and performance.
Keep learning about the importance of followership by following this link and learning about the Art of Followership.
And if you can still muster the energy...
Click this link and learn about Saying No to "Yes Men" and to learn about followership in the Modern Military.
As 1st Sergeants, we must realize we fill both the role of leader and follower. As such, we must be better followers. Mission success depends on it.