A good leader started out once as a good follower. Good, trusted followers are often promoted into leadership roles. This is because leadership has to do with delegation of authority and areas of responsibility. There is a Chinese expression saying "He who rule must learn to obey." To be a good leader you have to be a good follower.
Friday, February 22, 2008
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Urban Gavelin a native Swede with more than twenty five years of business experience. He has held positions as director of sales- marketing- and business development on Nordic, European and World Wide levels. Urban has lived and worked in Stockholm, London and New York, now works primarily with leadership development and sales training and is a credentialed coach. He has studied Executive Management at Lausanne Business School and Stockholm School of Economics.
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