Tthe surprising story of Letters to Leaders, a pilot-study-in-process that replaces the one-directional, leader-centric focus on “employee engagement” with a two-directional focus on “leader-follower engagement.”
Here you will find our Community’s archived webinars.
Management in car makers is still different from other industries in terms of rough leadership behaviour and excessive control. In June’s webinar, our guest presenter, Michael Brandenburg, shared his experiences of top level leadership...
On May’s webinar, David H. Scott explored themes of Followership visibility (salience), how we encourage (or avoid discouraging) juniors to Lead by example, and how we encourage seniors to trust their subordinates (even knowing...
The Role of Organizational Support on Followership & Leader Member Exchange (Mary Catherine-Cox Harvison & Phone Tran)
Research and findings on the mediating role of perceived organizational support (POS) between implicit followership and leader member exchange.
In the March 2022 webinar, Petros Malakyan, PhD, Robert Morris University, shared his journey as a contributor, including his teaching and research experience. Here is a short summary of Petros’ Followership Journey: Followership learning:...
In this webinar, our presenter Janice Shack-Marquez shares her insights around The Courage to Support, how to exercise power and influence from the followership role – in particular from the #2 position, and how self-advocacy can co-exist harmoniously alongside supportive followership.
The Webinar provided an insight to celebrate Courageous Followership in context of Ernest Shackleton Antarctic Expedition (1914). This webinar session was designed to analyze “Shackleton Series” from Courageous followership Lens (Inspired by Training Session...
In this presentation, Eric K. Kaufman and Dami Alegbeleye addressed the alleged “lack of follower self-identity” that many scholars cited as a key barrier to advancing followership as a genuine field of inquiry.
In November 2021, Dr. Dan Jenkins shared his experience on teaching followership in both academic settings for undergraduate and graduate students and as a consultant to for-profit and non-profit organizations.
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.
This session draws on the knowledge, insight and experience of the participants with regard to teaching courageous followership.
In this presentation, Barbara Kellerman addresses how it behoves those of us persuaded that followers matter to take a broad approach. This means that in addition to teaching how to follow wisely and well, addressing followership as a subject of study, in and of itself.
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.
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.
TFC founder, Ira Chaleff, presents his new book A Celebration of Followership, which includes over 300 documents that show the reach of followership into every aspect of culture in the US and globally over...
Our Februray 2021 webinar hosts was Ms. Wajeeha Ghias, PhD Scholar(NUML-Islamabad) and Lecturer, Department of Leadership and Management Studies at National Defence University Islamabad, Pakistan. She is a groundbreaker in her country, remarkably introducing...
Starting 2021’s series of webninars, Dr. Abdurrahim Hocagil explores Global Followership as a phenomenon within global organizational context. In a context that is characterized by intercultural interactions and global environmental complexities, the courage of global followers is one of the key aspects of effective global followership.
On December’s monthly webinar, Dr. Marc Hurwitz tells us about his rich experience teaching followership over the years.
In this webinar, Dr. Wendy M. Edmonds, Assistant Professor at Bowie State University and Chair of the Followership Learning Community at the International Leadership Association, discusses how toxic followership can be infused into the curriculum in higher educational settings and applied as a practitioner.
This webinar featured Sharna Fabiano. She is an internationally recognized Tango artist-turned life coach. Sharna collaborated with Ira in 2008 to create the Courageous Follower Tango video that you may be familiar with. Here she shares her recent experiences coaching small groups of educators and other professionals through the dance-inspired followership principles in her book “Lead & Follow”.
Recording of the webinar conducted by Basil Read and his guest Andrew Rahaman, sharing with our community their teaching experience introducing follower concepts in federal agencies and universities.
In August we had the pleasure of learning how to teach followership from Claudia de Castro Caldeirinha. Claudia is the Founder of Redscope Consulting in Brussels. She has worked with top political leaders, CEOs and...
Please watch this meeting to get to know some of the participants in the community and Ira’s vision for the site. We would love to see you on the next one on the 18th of August, details to follow.