8 Tips For Leading Those Who Don’t Want to Follow┬áby Mike Myatt at Forbes on 1 July 2013.

The author’s eight tips on leading those who don’t want to follow are:

  1. Be consistent in your messages and your behaviours (builds trust).
  2. Consider whether a difference is important enough as to need resolving.
  3. Respect everyone – know the difference between disagreement and disrespect.
  4. Define (don’t assume) what is and isn’t acceptable behaviour.
  5. Confront problems quickly – nip them in the bud.
  6. Understand the “What’s In It For Me” factor – can you get to a win-win?
  7. View conflict as an opportunity for growth.
  8. Disagreements are okay, but everyone should be focused on the common objective.
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