Athletes – Would you follow you?

I posed this question to leaders and it can also be posed to young athletes: “Would you follow you?” To be a successful leader amongst your peers, you must first be a good teammate and dedicated player. You must also know how to follow to be able to successfully lead.  Leadership is a learned skill – it is the character traits guiding the leader’s behavior that defines that person’s ability to gain the respect of his or her followers.  Think of…

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Would you follow you?

Have you ever asked yourself this question: “Would you follow you?” I’ve heard the quote many times, “Leaders are born.” I couldn’t disagree more. In order to be a great leader, you must walk in the footsteps of a follower/learner. You must surround yourself with a positive influence in the form of a teacher or mentor – someone that has learned the ways of a leader and is ready to pass along their knowledge to the next. A good coach/mentor/leader…

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