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Horrible Teamwork Story I Will Never Forget – Who Do You Trust? post image

Teamwork Story If you are like most, you have had your share of good teamwork experiences and your share of bad. I had an experience I will never forget. As a young boy, I witnessed first-hand the consequences of team members giving up on their team. I had been selected to be on a tug-of-war team […] Read More

Teamwork Story – New Twist on Old Fable – Powerful For Teams

Teamwork Story Based Off of Old Fable Teamwork happens when each of us are committed to making it happen. Great teams are made up of great teammates. When we work together we can do things we couldn't do alone as the following teamwork story demonstrates. Most likely you are familiar with the Aesop fable, “The […] Read More

Teamwork Story – The Need For Teams to Work Together

There is a story told of the great Polish pianist Ignace Paderewski. It perfectly highlights the power of teamwork and our dependence on each other. A mother, who wanted to encourage her young son to continue playing the piano, bought tickets and took her son to a performance of the great pianist Ignace Paderewski. They […] Read More

Egos can destroy teamwork. Beware. Teamwork Story

Members of great teams are focused on achieving greatness together. But personal egos, aspirations, politics, money and gossip can quickly erode any chance they have of greatness. This is most recognizable on sports teams where individual egos and selfishness often times supersedes the good of the team. The player who is upset he didn’t score […] Read More

Teamwork is a Choice – Powerful Leadership Story post image

You might have noticed I have been focusing a lot lately on the power of teammates (see "Why is it Always The Leader's Fault? Who's Responsible for Teamwork?" and "The 3 Most Thought Provoking Questions a Team Member Can Ask"). Often times when we talk about teamwork, we talk mostly about the leader. We expect […] Read More