Can Independence Foster Healthy Interdependence?

by  Susan Mazza  |  Team Dynamics

Independence & InterdependenceA lively and insightful #PeopleSkills chat on Twitter led by Kate Nasser and David Moore got me thinking more deeply about the relationship between independence and interdependence as it applies to teamwork.

As I began to make the case for the value of those who work well independently to a team, several participants chimed in with differing opinions.

Suffice it to say independence and interdependence are not mutually exclusive. Both are essential to any healthy relationship and organization.

However, the independently minded can and do make a distinct contribution to the success of a team because they naturally practice these 3 habits… READ MORE

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Susan Mazza works with leaders and their organizations to transform their performance from solid to exceptional as a business consultant, leadership coach and motivational speaker. CEO of Clarus-WORKS, Founder/Author of Random Acts of Leadership™, and Co-Author of The Character-Based Leader, Susan was named one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders by Trust Across America in 2013.  »  View Profile

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