“He who cannot be a good follower, cannot be a good leader.” Aristotle
Naturally in an organization there are always roles as leaders and subordinates. The idea that a good leader is very decisive in the success of achieving organizational goals is undeniable, but from the research of Robert Kelley, author of The Power of Followership, 80% of the success of a team is determined by the quality of the team members, while the leader contributes 20%.
Subordinates of course have aspirations to become a leader, of course a good leader, so he must first be able to become a good subordinate.
What are the characteristics of a good subordinate?
If you are a subordinate and someone asks what your position at work is, answer proudly “I am a Leader in Training”.