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Category Archives: Teamwork

Real People… Ten Real Hands

Helping hand for life

Whether in music, athletics or business, no superstar or top performer, regardless of his or her level of talent and productivity, does it alone. Consider that in the game of basketball, every basket made took “ten hands.” In truth, it … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Team Leaders

teamwork-hands

In a dynamic support group, ideally, there is not just one leader. Different people lead during different parts of the process. Fluid leadership is a system in which people figure out what they are good at, and that shapes their … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Service

Helping Others / Helping Self

Life’s most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sometimes, as a leader, there is a temptation to consider oneself as the person who sets goals for the group and sees the rest … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Team

Girls playing soccer

Why do teams exist? It is an interesting question posed by Pat Williams, author of Extreme Dreams Depend on Teams. Answer: teams exist to enable people to work together and achieve high goals that would be out of reach for … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Friends

Two Women Walking

We all have our own truths – truths about who we are and how the world is. In 2015, I have been inviting TOPS leaders to share their personal truths in a guest blog. Today’s contribution comes from Regional Director … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Dreams

Dandelion in the wind

The “Monday Moment of Truth” carries the message of TOPS caring and support. It has been my honor to share my thoughts with you during the past four years and to receive your feedback each time. Because hearing from and … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Interdependence

Team Trophy

March Madness is sweeping the country and brackets are blowing apart with every round. As the swish of balls through hoops is heard, all the “experts” are asking how the unlikeliest of teams are achieving such amazing success. My personal … Continue reading

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