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To reach the next tier of your organization and to earn the respect of those around you; stay in tune with the mission of the company and distinguish yourself by obtaining victories for the war chest.
To become a proficient leader you must have been an ardent follower. This seed-time/ harvest relationship principally exists in the type of follower you’ve been; however brief or long it is manifested in your term as a leader. The vestiges of character from your followers are now present that you displayed when you were a follower.
Attitude determines Altitude
To follow instructions for any task your given is the rule for work and when latitude is given to move at will, your value increases if the outcome of your decisions are profitable. You make yourself valuable when the soul of your organization is fed continuously by your input. To distinguish yourself even further is to follow your leader’s words without questioning their reasons. Therefore, trust is an indispensable element in any supervisor – subordinate relationship. To truly become a vessel of honor is to be a catalysis that brings forth your organization’s mission to fruition.
Even Jesus was astonished when speaking with the Centurion who requested that his servant be healed. The Centurion said speak the word only! Jesus noted that this type of discipleship was not even seen in Israel. Leaders love this type of follower. While it is an essential tool of a leader to communicate his or her vision to their followers, at times this cannot be done, especially when in the heat of battle. Good workers cannot become great workers if they need to know why things are done and the way they are done all the time. If a leader is questioned at every turn, some of those who are doing the questioning must be left behind because it drains the forward push of the visionary.