The benefits of team playing are patently obvious, no? Strength in numbers makes up for obvious personal, single member deficiencies and a deep wall is stronger than a narrow one, yes? Well maybe. Read on.

What scares people about teams? What makes them shy away from playing in a group structure? What keeps them from giving their all to the squad, and why do some of us actively derail the line-up by refusing to engage with the troupe?

Lots of big questions and no lack of deep answers, yet I would like to propose a thought that might cut through a lot.

It seems to me that we often worry about watering ourselves down in the individual sense and our company in the business sense, when we begin discussing conglomerates and amalgamated thinking.

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