8 Reasons Teamwork Fails

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8 Reasons Teamwork FailsHave you ever wondered why some teamwork fails?  Why are some organizations productive, creative and successful and others are not?  There can be many reasons.  Devotion to a dead system could be one reason or it could simply be a fear of change.

Here are eight reasons teamwork fails:

  1. Loss of Enthusiasm/Passion
  2. Demographic Changes
  3. Fear Over Faith
  4. Vision Turned Inward
  5. Mission is Lost
  6. Control Over Others
  7. Individualism Over Teamwork
  8. Competition Overpowering Unity

Does your organization suffer from any of these characteristics?

Dale Roach


Some Good Quotes on Leadership and Teamwork

“You’ve got to think about big things while you’re doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction.” — Alvin Toffle

“The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious.” — John Sculley

“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” — Warren Bennis

“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Where you come from is not nearly as important as where you are going.” — Unknown

“You want to set a goal that is big enough that in the process of achieving it you become someone worth becoming.” — Jim Rohn

“Where there is no vision the people perish.” — Proverbs 29:18

“We can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has led to the present.” — Adlai E. Stevenson

“Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.” — Harriet Beecher Stowe

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