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How To Appreciate The Value Of Every Team Member

Successful Business Team Congratulating ColleagueOnce, an old man in a village planted a tiny turnip seed and said to it ‘Grow, little turnip seed, grow big, strong and mighty’.

Well, his words must have done the trick because the turnip grew and grew, got stronger and bigger, until it was absolutely enormous.

He returned at the harvest time and decided it was the right time to pull up the turnip.
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Teamwork and Opportunity

Believe it or not, your employees really do want the opportunity to be part of a successful team.

Acting as a member of an effective team gives individuals a sense of pride and accomplishment.

There’s something to be said for working with a team instead of alone.

There are bonuses to being part of a team as well.

Most people want to be part of a team because they are faced with new opportunities.

Some of these opportunities include:

  • The chance to do things that make them feel good about themselves
  • The opportunity to accomplish something they feel is worthwhile
  • The opportunity to learn new things or develop new work skills
  • The freedom to do the their work well
  • The chance to do the things they love and do best

In the end, these criteria have a huge impact on the bottom line performance of any team.

If the individual members don’t feel as though they have these “chances,” they will feel stuck and unmotivated.

Take a look at your dynamic team structure as it is today.

Are the members of your team experiencing all of the above?

If not, can you do anything to ensure they walk away feeling more fulfilled?

Thanks again,


Sean McPheat

Managing Director

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