“People cannot be managed. Inventories can be managed, but people must be led.” -H. Ross Perot
For many years now I’ve wrestled with the question, “What do followers really want from their leaders?” In that time, I’ve read several good resources, but my most valuable insights have come from conversations and my own personal experiences.
I’m convinced that everything rises and falls on leadership. I think most people know this intuitively, and that’s why most people hunger for good leadership – whether it be in business, in non-profit organizations, in churches, in the community, in government, everywhere!
Here are 5 attributes that followers want from their leaders.