Forum & Collaboration

This is the space for our community to interact and share ideas. Feel free to start discussions or contribute to them. The main rule that we have is that we should always respectfully acknowledge the previous post and address that comment even if we take the followership discussion in other directions.

Followership in Professional Development Training

An insider’s view of the followership curricula and programming developed by Brian Rook while working in the healthcare sector, and which he now teaches “to wild success” in other types of organizations. He’ll also share a method of coaching followership that he’s currently exploring within mentoring relationships.

One Year Celebration and Planning for Next Year

After launching the community in July 2020, we look back on the year that was and the year to come. Hosted by Alain de Sales and Claudia de Castro Caldeirinha, this webinar includes a celebration of our moments together through forming the community in lockdown and a high-level planning discussion for the next 12 months.

How do followers stand up to destructive leaders

Alain de Sales, Ph.D. examines how courageous followers successfully and unsuccessfully stand up to destructive leadership. Committed to exploring how we as followers can improve outcomes, Alain de Sales studied 70 events within destructive leadership episodes and examined courageous follower behaviours that helped shift the power balance against those leaders. These events spanned 15 to 20-year periods across business, politics, and social movements.

How do you develop the Courageous Habit?

If you ever looked in awe at the courage that some people bring to their lives. This article explains the importance of courage in our lives and how we can go about developing it taking lessons from ancient philosophy and emerging research.