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Play nice, or get kicked out of the sandbox

Friday, November 30, 2012

The story below may not seem relevant to you now, but as a developing professional, you can learn a lot from the lessons of other professions.

The messages on team work and what is valued in work places could well be transposed to read "Residency" and "Practice."

Please have a look and reflect.

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Play nice, or get kicked out of the sandbox
GILLIAN LIVINGSTON SCOTT EELLS/BLOOMBERG
The Globe and Mail Metro (Ontario Edition)
23 November, 2012

It's very clear that people skills - the ability to play well with others, the ability to be a great team player - these days is at a massive premium. Glen Whyte Professor, Rotman School of Management. In this age of collaboration, senior executives are learning that if they don't follow the simple lessons they learned in kindergarten they risk getting thrown out of the sandbox.
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