The Value of Teamwork

Do we live in a bootstrapping dog-eat-dog world where everyone is out for self ? Have we been so focused on Me, My, and I that the concepts of We, Us, and Team are distant memories? (I don’t think so)

I believe that teamwork makes the dream work. My grandmother always says “everybody needs somebody sometimes.” Living Life Abundantly is a team effort! We can all realize our dreams and goals at an accelerated rate by using a little teamwork.

We work in teams on our jobs. We work in groups in school to complete projects. In professional and educational settings we work with others to increase productivity to accomplish whatever the goal is quickly and efficiently.

Why not apply the same principle in our personal lives to achieve our dreams and goals?

How do you find a team? In your circle of family and friends identify five like minded goal oriented people. Express to each of them your desire to bring a group of like minded people together willing to help each other reach a goal. Not everyone will be interested but for those that are have a meeting of the minds to discuss goals, interests, strategies, team players and making the team official (who’s on board). This is a networking opportunity that will enable each of you to identify ways in which you can support each other. Your team’s objective is to achieve each team member’s goal. Choose your team wisely team captain and get a good coach. Take your team just as seriously as you would a team at your job or in school. Be honest with each other. Meet and communicate regularly. Support and encourage each other. Hold each other accountable. Celebrate success.

The Law of Enrichment:

All lasting wealth comes from enriching others in some way. The more you can train yourself to contribute value to the lives of others, the more you will earn and the more certain it is that you will become wealthy.—Brian Tracy

Two are better than one:

Because they have a good reward for their labor.
For if they fall, one will lift up his companion.
But woe to him who is alone when he falls,
For he has no one to help him up.
Again, if two lie down together, they will keep warm; But how can one be warm alone?
Though one may be overpowered by another, two can withstand him. And a threefold cord is not quickly broken.—Ecclesiastes 4:9-12

32 thoughts on “The Value of Teamwork

  1. This is a most encouraging and uplifting blog my friend. To know that we are not alone and we all have a support system, whether in a family member, friend or complete stranger. “And a threefold cord is not quickly broken” Awesome blog.

  2. I love this article! I run a blog almost devoted completely to this topic of Teamwork You really should check it out, I think we could be very beneficial partners sharing in all we know and learn!

  3. There are so many types of teams that could benefit from the principals taught here. I work in only a small team but improvement is always something we are striving for and this article is so helpful.

  4. Working as a teamwork to achieve goal is an interesting idea. Sounds almost like a get rich quick scheme but its not. True its hard to find a good team to work with us. Therefore a dream or goal is not easy to accomplish without a great effort for that is the used of a team or partner, to motivated us when we are in the edge of giving up. Teamwork is the way..

  5. I believe team work will bring success and without team work, nothing will work. It is very important to have good relationships between bos and staffs.

  6. Team work is always better than solo! If a football team do not have team work, then it’s not a team anymore. Same theory in business!

  7. Be in team is always better then doing by your own. Working in a same team always bring much fun and easy to achieve goal

  8. I found this very uplifting, and it came right on time when i was feeling like throwing in the towel on my future as an interior designer…… Thank God for people like you to remind people of where their mind should be…..

  9. My business can not succeed without my team. They’ve helped me so far. Teamwork is the most important thing to consider if you want to succeed in any activity.

  10. I find it is important to have a distinct head for team work to be effective. By this I mean someone who sets the vision, values and mission for a body. This guides an organization and allows the teams and individuals to be more independent. Once the aforementioned is done then a goal that is aligned with vision, values, and mission can be set and a team put together that is best suited to obtain that goal.

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