Teamwork: The Powerhouse of Success
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much – Helen Keller
Team work, as it has been explained to many from a young age, is helping one another to succeed by working to achieve a common goal, and, for many people, this idea of working together may evoke a memory and maybe even a particular emotion. It may remind you of a time when you worked with another student on a class project, or even competed at your best sport. No matter the outcome, your success or failure was measured by how well your team worked together.
Now, fast-forward a few years and think about your first real job out of college. Here’s when the real fun began, working to align your talents with others to fulfill clients requests and build real world solutions, all the while still using those same skills you learned from the beginning.
As a web developer, in the third year of my career, I have learned a few things about what teamwork means and how it can be used to create great results. Here are a few tricks:
Your business or latest project can only be as successful as the time you dedicate to it and the combined effort of the team, to bring all the pieces together. Hopefully, these quick tricks help motivate you to push outside your comfort zone and collaborate with others on your next project!
Alex VanHaasteren is a web developer for uncommn Marketing Partners. She likes to interact and collaborate with others, through her knowledge of development and design, to create stronger websites and user experiences for her clients.
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