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Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Teamwork is NOT cheating

I love how ending credits are now integrated into the movie itself. Whether bloopers or snippets or a wrap up scene, the movie-makers have decided not to waste this valuable time and space without integrating it into the entertainment experience.

But have you ever wondered why there is so much time dedicated to the credits? Rows and rows of names scroll by, communicating to us that this movie did not come about through one person, but it took a whole team to pull it together.

Creativity is like that…more heads make an idea better.

Working in teams definitely takes a shift in thinking from our very independent mindset to a more community focused one. Reminiscent of our school days, we almost feel guilty for pulling other people into the project for fear that we will be caught cheating. But the ability to work in groups should be seen as a gift and a skill that can result in great products and services.

Generous Mind values teamwork. Because we (Jon and Mindy) work together as a team, we see everything through the lens of teamwork. We are most fulfilled when we are working with others who are seeking, forming and fostering healthy teams. It’s a core value for us—one that affects everything we do.

What ideas are you working on that could benefit from a team forming around it? Who could you pull in to help make your idea better and bring it into reality?

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