Know When to Follow — Wharton@Work September 2012

Here is some solid advice for all leadership.   And, although the concept is not so difficult, the practice is more difficult than you might think.  You end up stuck in a definition.

Excerpt:  In a leadership rut? Having trouble getting others — even yourself — motivated? According to Greg Shea, adjunct professor of management and faculty associate of the Center of Leadership and Change Management at Wharton, you’re probably defining your role too narrowly. “The common perception of the leader is the lone actor. It’s focused on the individual. When one person takes on all the responsibility, all the rewards, and all the blame, it can both hold them back and burn them out.”

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