Using the metaphor of tango social dance, Lead & Follow explores 9 aspects of the follower’s role in professional teams, as it functions in relati”onship with the leader’s role.
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This 30-page e-booklet tells the story of two tango students who overcome the stereotypes of both the leading and the following roles in their pursuit of seamless creative collaboration.
This is a book is on how followership complements leadership studies and how to teach it. The editors are Marc Hurwitz and Rachael Thompson. Ira said that, “the knowledge it contains… had not been...
This video is an excellent example of how a follower participates in transformation even when they do not agree with the leader. It also highlights how the leader respectfully shares his vision for the...
The beautiful Argentinian dance, Tango, is the perfect metaphor for the dynamic between leaders and followers. To understand this dynamic, watch this video, listen to Ira’s explanation of it.
This video is a great example of the importance of courageous followership with constructive dissent (This is available on YouTube, unclear if it is under copyright).
An interesting take on the importance of starting a movement with followers that got a lot of views on YouTube (This is available on YouTube, unclear if it is under copyright).
A humourous example of using mitigating language (This is available on YouTube, unclear if it is under copyright)
How mitigating language can result in poor outcomes under certain circumstance (This is available on YouTube, unclear if it is under copyright)
The need for extreme action to get a leader’s attention (This is available on YouTube, unclear if it is under copyright).