The Team Difference

We all like to achieve things individually but, in the organisational context, we all know that much more can be achieved from teams.

So what are the key differences a team can make?

Breadth

A team brings a much greater range of skills, experience, knowledge and attributes than any one individual could ever bring alone.

Support

Being part of a team offers support which can keep the momentum going through the more difficult and challenging times.

Diversity

Few of us look at problems or challenges in exactly the same way. This diversity of ideas can really help broaden thinking and developing solutions that deliver great results.

Growth and development

Being part of a team such as a project team can provide individuals with low cost ways of having access to personal growth and development.

The Bottom Line

The truth is teams can really make a difference to personal and organisational success. What else would you add to the list?

Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements helps accountants and health professionals to achieve success and realize their professional potential through being highly effective leaders and managers. For more information and to sign up for his free audio e-course click here

About the Author Duncan Brodie

Since 2006 I’ve worked with in excess of 6,000 accountants and professionals in workshops, seminars and one to one helping them land their next jobs and become better leaders, presenters and business partners. Before that I spent 25 years in accountancy climbing the career ladder from Payments Clerk to FD. I’m a CIMA Fellow, Certified Professional Coach and Team Coach Facilitator.

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