THE BENEFITS OF TEAMWORK

“Talent win games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” –Michael Jordan.

According to Wikipedia, teamwork is the collaborative effort of a group to achieve a common goal or complete a task most effectively and efficiently. There are many studies about the power of collaboration and how teamwork sets team players up for success. In this post, we identify the benefits of partnership and describe them.

1. TRIGGERS CREATIVITY

People tend to be more open about their ideas when all team members operate at an equal level. Individuals feel a sense of connection with their teammates when they know they can share their thoughts without fear of judgment. All this triggers creativity and the overall success of the team.

2. INCREASES THE ABILITY TO LEARN

Every team player has a set of skills and personal characteristics. Performing in a team, every member can avail of opportunities to learn from others. It leads to resource building, and team members become better equipped to deal with challenges. New skills and knowledge always benefit everyone and positively influence the individual growth of team players.

3. INDUCES ACCOUNTABILITY

Working in a team induces a better sense of responsibility and accountability. Team players feel that anything they do may affect others. Any carelessness can create troubles for other individuals and while good work benefits the entire team. Thinking about it makes us more dedicated and careful in all our actions.

4. INSPIRES SELF MONITORING

Often, people can spot loopholes in each other’s work only at the team level. Besides, when one individual gets diverted from the book, other team members can help him/her to come back to work and finish it on time.

5. HELPS TO BUILD STRONG RELATIONSHIPS

Teamwork stimulates building great work relationships when people can act like best friends. Developing the right frame of mind when everyone respects and listens to other people’s opinions can be called a successful work relationship. Collaborative team activities lead to the avenues of relationship building and communication for the team.

6. BRINGS A SENSE OF ACCOMPLISHMENT

Good team players always encourage and support one another while working on a common goal. Working on a project as one consolidated unit provokes a sense of accomplishment, making people more excellent at finishing their tasks.

Let’s embrace working in teams and see our world become better.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Timothy is a secondary school student in Nigeria dedicated to success in academics and future career. He is a member of the B2SL Success Hub.

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  • Olufemi Samuel
    Reply

    Wow so didatic
    I really gained a lot.

  • Kolawole Monsurat
    Reply

    Inspiringly

  • Fela Adesina
    Reply

    I’m enlightened.
    What should the members of a team do if one of the member takes credit of their hard work?

    • Success Bridge
      Reply

      If found in such a situation; the best you can do is let the person know that teamwork does not work that way.

    • Ajilore Daniel O.
      Reply

      Interesting…
      “We should always try to give our best……what others can do, knowing fully well that we can do better…”

  • Kanyinsola
    Reply

    Group work helps us to achieve a goal
    It also help to identify our weak point and how to overcome it

  • Nofisat Jimoh
    Reply

    According to the word Teamwork ,in which T-together
    E- everyone
    A-achieves
    Then,. M- more,it implies that with the collaboration of everyone towards a certain task,then,the achievement is sure
    Working together as a team increases the ability to work as peer, it exposes creativity,it inspires monitoring and also boost relationship among one another
    So, embracing team work will make our world a better one

  • mayowa
    Reply

    Interesting
    Teamwork helps to cover up the weaknesses of the team members

  • Akindana Deborah
    Reply

    Team work help us to build good relationship

  • Aruleba martins
    Reply

    So inspiring

  • Aruleba martins
    Reply

    Teamwork helps to achieve goals

  • Daniel Nwafor
    Reply

    Wonderfully said. Learned a lot.

  • Olu Wa Nifemi
    Reply

    Interesting and educating. Have actually gained alot

  • Nurat
    Reply

    Wooowww…..so educating

  • Akumojud Nurat
    Reply

    Wooowww…..so educating

  • Joseph
    Reply

    Good team players always encourage and support one another while working on a common goal. Working on a project as one consolidated unit provokes a sense of accomplishment, making people more excellent at finishing their tasks.

  • Sodiq ajadi
    Reply

    Interesting in education 📘 so I have gained alot of things

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