Dwyer said for every successful leader there needs to be a business of good followers. Indeed, the art of following is undervalued in modern business, she said.
“Leadership is an innate thing,” Dwyer said. “It requires courage, it requires self-confidence, and the ability to make a call on things. It can be very uncomfortable.”
Addressing gender equality in leadership, Dwyer said business had taken small steps but it was easier today than it once was.
“I think the world is changing slowly and companies are doing better in terms of permitting women to… pursue a different set of interests to men while being successful at work.”