Some believe you are either born as a leader or as a follower - which are you, and are you self made or a natural?
Personally, I would rather follow than lead, but I don't like to be led astray!!
My example is starting an Internet business. At first I was a follower which got me nowhere. Then I decided I would figure it out on my own and followed my own instincts and heart. I get closer to my income goal every single day. I feel I'm a leader. I feel leaders take charge and go their own path. I guess I would say I'm a self made leader because I've self made myself.
I would disagree as many that may follow early in their life may come to be leaders later on. Most who follow do so because they don't feel confident in leading others, some like you said though are born with that cofidence and does so right from the beginning.
I am a little bit of both, you can not be a leader if you don't follow, bcz the ones you follow will make you a leader...
Well, since leadership is action, not position, I follow those who lead in such a manner. Look at the actions of a leader, not what they say.
Neither. I think for myself, and don't care about followers. I think following someone is not knowing enough about yourself. As for governments, we can clearly see how able all of them are. We complain about that kind of leadership incessantly. Same with churches. All we really see is how human those leaders are, pretending to be something/someone they really aren't.
I don't think leaders are necessarily bad, I just don't see any worth following.
I believe I'm a leader who was taught to follow - because I really dislike following!
I am a leader. I have always started my own businesses and employed many people over my lifetime and as a leader I learnt to admire and respect followers.
Good followers enable good leadership and in my experience many good followers become leaders.
I'm a follower, although sometimes I find myself in the leader role - not because I want to, but because I'm put in situations where I'm required to lead others. Poor souls!!!
Depends on the situation. Sometimes I lead. Sometimes I follow.
for me it depends upon the situation. Sometimes I lead and sometimes I follow. This is a natural phenomenon. You can not be a leader in all the things.
I'm a follower. It's a lot less effort and I get to where I'm going.
I'm a little bit of both too...I'll gladly follow a good, competent leader, especially when they have clear expectations of me and can teach me in return. However, when there are no such leaders available, I'll readily take the reins and keep things moving on my own. I have also been known to step over the boundaries from time to time if I feel that my good, competent leader could be doing something better.
I try to follow the truth, but I don't know if the truth follows anyone.
by Ben Guinter 10 years ago
In my years on this site I have seen so many people randomly follow me in hopes that I follow them back. And then as soon as I do, if the topics they write on interest me, they delete me from the hubbers they're following?Do you guys really think this makes people want to read and comment on...
by schoolgirlforreal 10 years ago
I'm a leader I was born on Jan 1st so they say we are leaders born on the 1st day of the 1st month. Also they say capricorns are leaders.But I just am...always was when I was a kid, I liked to invent games and so on.
by Michelle Liew 7 years ago
What are the differences between followers and leaders?
by mandybeau 11 years ago
I have always been the epitome, of the leader style, I had my own rules, was an over average student, that could have been better, Lead with my fashion styles, rather than follow others, made a few bad decisions, but what teenybopper backt then didn't.I was always the loudmouthed kid, rebel without...
by Randi Benlulu 6 years ago
When you are notified of a new follower, how do you respond?Do you go to their page and check them out? Do you read any of their hubs? Do you mke sure that they are legitimate? I have a lot of followers who seem to be advertisers. Hubpages are really good about weeding them out but I do see many...
by Ghost32 11 years ago
Gee, thanks admin. Yup, that's sarcasm. I don't mind being another Hubber's fan--not a bit. Fan a lot of folks and try to keep an eye on a fair smidgen of what they produce, too.But FOLLOWER? I AIN'T NOBODY'S FOLLOWER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Now HubPages turned into Twitter...
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