Leaders lead; pick up the phone and make contact.
Followers listen; wait for the phone to ring.
Leaders spend time planning; anticipate problems.
Followers spend time living day-to-day reacting to problems.
Leaders invest time with people.
Followers spend time with people.
Leaders fill the calendar by priorities.
Followers fill the calendar by requests.
Saturday, July 14, 2007
the leader vs. the follower
In Leadership 101, Maxwell gives the helpful comparison between the priorities of a leader and a follower: