Are you a leader or a follower?

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Interviewer: Are you a leader or a follower?

Me: I think I am more of a follower, but I can lead if I need to.

Interviewer: Can you explain a little more, please?

Me: Sure. Well, if I am working with people who have more experience or who are natural leaders, then I feel very comfortable following them. I still speak my mind and share my opinion, but I'll let them take charge.

Interviewer: I see.

Me: But on the other hand, if there is a situation in which nobody is leading but a leader is required, then I will fill that role.

Interviewer: Why do you think that is the best way?

Me: I think that the most qualified person should be the leader. If I am the most qualified person, then I will be the leader, but I won't force my way into being the leader if I am not the best person for the job.

Interviewer: I think that is very reasonable.

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