A wise follower will try to keep their leader happy – we all know that if the leader reaches the point of being angry, things change. So make a point of obtaining your leader’s favour – it’s like clouds that bring rain in the spring; life is there.
We need to remember what followers look like from the point of view of the leader. What is the leader looking for in followers? There are two groups, the core team, who will be central to change and may end up having to lead other stakeholders themselves, and all the other stakeholders.