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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

Teamwork Story to Increase Sharing and Collaboration on Teams – Team Building Activity

I love this story on teamwork I heard the other day. I think you will agree it is powerful. Feel free to share with your teams. A team of about 35 employees had come together for a team building event. They were a young, bright and enthusiastic team. However, one big problem this team had […] Read More

Make the Dream Work with Teamwork – Teamwork Story

I just heard the following wonderful story on teamwork from the play, "Some Folks Feel the Rain; Others Just Get Wet." One of the marks of a great leader is the ability to get his or her team to pull together and to feel they are a part of something really special (vision). One of […] Read More