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Servant Leadership in Action by Renee Broadwell, Ken Blanchard

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Chapter 25In Praise of Followership

MARGIE BLANCHARD

Margie and I have been married more than fifty-five years. She is my mentor, my first love, and an unbelievable servant leader. We started our company together and I was smart enough to agree that she should be president. Nearly twenty years ago she stepped down from the presidency to create and lead a think tank we call Office of the Future, whose purpose is to ensure we are not surprised by new innovations or technology that come along. I think you’ll find her essay on followership unique, considering this is a book about leadership—but it’s so applicable in today’s workplace. —KB

DID YOU EVER think about the difference between the words leader and leadership? The leader is just one person, ...

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