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Former Chick-fil-A Says Being a Good Follower Key to Success

Former Chick-fil-A President Speaks At The Summit At Rogers Church...

Posted: March 7, 2014 at 5 a.m.

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ROGERS -- Jimmy Collins believes a leader isn't made, he is born. Being a good follower is the key to success, according to the former president and chief operating officer of Chick-fil-A.

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Creative Followership

Jimmy Collins, former president and chief operating officer of Chick-fil-A, outlines 35 principles to being successful in his book “Creative Followership.” Among his principles are:

• Choose your boss

• Know your boss

• Do what your boss doesn’t like to do

• Do what your boss doesn’t do well

• Make your boss look good

• Take responsibility

• Help your boss succeed

• Learn to say no

• Do more than expected

• Do the dirty and difficult jobs

• Take risks

Source: “Creative Followership”

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