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Jam!: Amp Your Team, Rock Your Business by Dan Lipson, Jeff Carlisi

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Chapter 7. Welcome to the Jungle

Before long, your harmonious team will have disagreements. How you handle the early ones will make the difference between triumph and disaster.

It's going to happen, like it or not: the rift. Your team is made up of individuals, and individuals never agree on everything. In a band, you hope there will be no major disagreements, the kind that can cripple a group. At least initially, you're all working toward the same goal. If you want to be in a jazz band and the rest of your group is into heavy metal, chances are you won't be long for that group. The process that you go through in forming a band—deciding which mind-sets and personalities mesh well and which don't—should go a long way toward heading off serious problems. ...

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