Who said Lead follow or get out of the way quote?

Thomas Paine
Follow. Or, get out of the way.” This quote, alternately attributed to Thomas Paine and George Patton, is top of mind today.

What is the meaning of Lead follow or get out of the way?

It’s a personal statement of persistence, of independence in accomplishing something, and of not simply accepting status quo or merely bumping along in life. It means that I look for others to decisively lead me, to actively follow me, or to step aside.

Who said and Lead and they will follow?

The original quote, “lead, follow, or get out of the way” is attributed to Thomas Paine. The title of this article is a quote attributed to General George S. Patton.

What does it mean to lead and follow?

In some types of partner dance, lead and follow are designations for the two dancers’ roles in a dance pairing. The leader is responsible for guiding the couple and initiating transitions to different dance steps and, in improvised dances, for choosing the dance steps to perform.

How do you get people to follow your lead?

How to Become the Leader That People Want to Follow

  1. Lead with humility. A humble leader acknowledges that they can succeed only with the help of others.
  2. Have a compelling vision.
  3. Take responsibility.
  4. Be consistent.
  5. Be affirming.
  6. Show you care.
  7. Give respect.
  8. Communication is key.

Why follow when you can lead?! Who said it?

The title of this article is a quote attributed to General George S. Patton. General Patton’s modification of Thomas Payne’s original quote is typical of the General, and one of the reasons that I have always admired him for most, but not all, of the things he is known for.

How do you lead and follow?

Characteristics of a Successful Leadership Style

  1. Choose to lead and practice adaptive leadership.
  2. Be the person others choose to follow.
  3. Provide a vision for the future.
  4. Provide inspiration.
  5. Make other people feel important and appreciated.
  6. Live your values.
  7. Leaders set the pace by their expectations and example.

Which hand do you lead with when dancing?

Closed Dance Position The follower puts her right hand in the leader’s left hand. 2) Leader places his right hand on the follower’s shoulder blade. The hand position is such that you could both push and pull (gently, of course), with no gaps between fingers and thumb.

Whats makes a good leader?

The most important qualities of a good leader include integrity, accountability, empathy, humility, resilience, vision, influence, and positivity. “Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, while leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never thought they could.”

How do leaders attract followers?

Followers need to believe that, at the end of the journey, their leader will recognize and reward them for their contribution. The leader must help followers answer the question, “What’s in it for me?” Successful leaders are honest about the potential risks inherent in the chosen path as well as the potential rewards.

When should you follow lead?

Knowing when to lead and when to follow, says Shea, begins with a self-assessment. “You need a strong sense of who you are and what you do well. When you’re aware of your limitations, you can surround yourself with people who are exceptional at what you’re not.”