There are a million listacles about the traits of leaders… but it’s important not to forget about the people who make them who they are: followers.

The most productive workers can be both leaders and followers.

“partnership role breaks from the normal model in our minds, which he describes as essentially viewing leaders as adults and followers as infant-like,” the Globe and Mail article reads. “They define five complementary partnering skills, each with a leader and a follower”

Read about the different skills here.