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Category Archives: Teamwork

Real People… Really Inclusive

A lot has been said about attracting younger people to one’s group to rejuvenate and revitalize it. This, on surface, sounds like a reasonable suggestion, but what is the actual experience like? The generations are as different as they are … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Regard for the Team

How we regard each other is quite important to me. I believe we owe a measure of respect to every human being we meet, whether that person is family, a major community or business leader, or a panhandler. Without a … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Reference Group

Who do you spend the most time with? Who are the people you most admire? Are those two groups of people the same? If not, why not? The people with whom you habitually associate are called your “reference group.” According … Continue reading

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Real People…Support Each Other

It seemed like a simple request, yet she was adamant that she could not, would not do it. Despite some encouragement from me, she was about to walk away from the opportunity which was placed in front of her. Then … Continue reading

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Real People… Really Belonging

Have you ever been on a sports team that requires new members to carry the equipment to practice and pick everything up and return it at the end of practice? The newbies are responsible for picking up all of the … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Groups

Team Holding Hands

The greatest challenge to group dynamics is the individual. Have you ever been a part of a group which, despite having all the right people, somehow can’t seem to get it together? Fundamental tasks are not completed, individuals are under-performing, … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Principles

African American Businesswoman giving presentation

Steven Covey, in his book Principle-Centered Leadership, stated “I believe the idea ‘I teach them correct principles, and they govern themselves’”. Our chapters are guided and governed by just such a set of proven principles. These surface in the form … Continue reading

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