While this seems intuitive, it was stunning to see the benefits of nurturing the follower play out in such a clear example as the dancing man. I see this a lot in residency, someone has an idea and rather than encourage brainstorming with colleagues, deviations are shut down quickly. Change is not an individual, but a momentum. Leadership is not to see one’s ideas through but promote what is good for the group. I am eager to return to become the first follower in an effort to combat the change fatigue without real change we face at my program.
Nurture the Follower
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