Sunday, April 11, 2010

Cooperation - Work with Others to Achieve a Common Purpose.

Anytime more than one person is involved in a project, you can expect individual differences and maybe even clashes. But a shared goal will make it easier for everyone to work together. Learn what it takes to avoid conflicts and maximize the outcomes everyone hopes to achieve.

How do you deal with differences and conflicts when you're working with a group to get something done?
"Individual commitment to a group effort -- that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." - Vince Lombardi, American professional football coach

“If you think and achieve as a team, the individual accolades will take care of themselves. Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.”
- Michael Jordan, American professional basketball player

“You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.” - Zig Ziglar, American author

 “One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make up a team.” - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, American professional basketball player


  1. I love your story how you made your company work together in a high performing team. A leader of such a team needs to have lots of courage and great people skills.

    And your absolutely right about that you need to have that thrilling mission go gather around to accomplish these outstanding results. And also the need of an inspiring and couching leader that encourages team-members to do their very best to help each other, tha is a true challenge!

  2. Thank you so much for your positive feedback and additional insights about cooperation, Gabriella. You're so right about the need for a leader who is an encourager to inspire everyone to give 100%.

  3. Great story Meredith! It was clearly a case of a strong common goal keeping everyone focused on the team's success.
    All the best,

  4. Thanks for stopping by, Steve. Yes, we had a phenomenal team!


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