Contradictions and Collaborations

Only contradictions can collaborate.

Allow and explanation.

Alfred P. Sloan advised that talent be chosen for projects based on what they are able to do, and not on their personalities. Some people love noise, some work best in quiet, others like much talk, some would rather not say a word. While this example seems simplistic, it stresses a point. People are different and managing this well will bring about effective team work.

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The cross border nature of business also means that talent will come from different tribes, ethnicities, and consequently different ways of thinking.

Select for talent and manage personality differences.

Because this is what the best teams do.


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