Organisations rely on teams and team members to deliver services, provide solutions, and contribute to its performance and survival.
A team is a group of people, who are organised to perform a range of tasks that requires different skills with individual team goals.
There are personal qualities that are essential for teamwork, and organisational success. A team member should the able to demonstrate the following personal qualities.
The consciousness that every person is unique with particular characteristics, personality, experience, preferences, etc. These qualities refer to both you and other members of your team.
Therefore, recognise your individual uniqueness, and develop the qualities that improve your importance to the team. In addition, personal qualities are not developed evenly, and an individual will need to remain sensitive to his or her blind spots.
These blind spots are areas you’ll need to identify and develop the required knowledge, skills and abilities in order to remain vital to teamwork and team success.
“Every negative event contains within it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” – Napoleon Hill
“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself.” – Jim Rohn
“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” - Albert Einstein
“I absolutely believe that people, unless coached, never reach their maximum potential.” Bob Nardelli
“You are the same today as you’ll be in five years except for two things, the books you read and the people you meet.” – Charlie “Tremendous” Jones