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HAVING A GROUP MINDSET

It is said that humans are “wired” to be on teams. We are born into families. Others raise us. We learn by interacting. We achieve more through cooperation and collaboration. Our best lives are achieved through participating in groups. It would make sense to develop and bring that mindset to every group you join. One part of that mindset should […]

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TEAMWORK

“Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” – Steve Spurrier, football coach Teams make you better.  When I consider the best things I’ve been associated with, there was teamwork involved. My family. Team Our company. Team My church experience and spiritual growth.  Supported by teams. It goes on.  Pretty good athletic […]

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THE CONNECTIVE TISSUE OF PERSONAL CONTACT

In his book, The Second Mountain, author David Brooks says “the key to strong communities is every member maximizing positive relationships and connections.” Of course, it is the key! I think why he says it deserves consideration is for encouraging community members to increase their number of personal contacts. If you’re like me, you’re passive […]

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BUILDING A STRONG CULTURE

I read an article about building a culture that caused me to think about what we are doing in our company. It supports the idea of building a strong culture because people thrive in strong cultures.  It’s good for us.  It is what makes us human. According to Mark Pagel, an evolutionary biologist, we are […]

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