CHAPTER 3

Preparation for the Job

The first two chapters were a review of leadership theories and an exposure to followership theory. Keep in mind that we also looked at the characteristics of leaders and the characteristics of good followers. As a result of this unique perspective of leadership and followership, you are coming to the important part of this book. The rest of the book deals with how to be an exemplary follower and, therefore, an extraordinary leader. Keep in mind as you read the remainder of this book Euclid’s common notion one—CN-1: Things which are equal to the same thing are also equal to one another.1 First, we need to discuss just what is your job?

What Is Your Job?

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