My post on Inc.com today, “How Leaders Get Followers” begins
How Leaders Get Followers
Getting promoted or starting a venture so people get paid to do what you say doesn’t make them followers. Here’s what does.
Most people think to become a leader, you just get promoted or start a venture until you have a team below you: the bigger the team, the more people reporting to you, the more of a leader you are.
That’s not leading, that’s authority. They aren’t necessarily following, they might just need the money your authority controls.
Read the rest at How Leaders Get Followers.