#6 Team Up

October 6, 2012

in the generous life

I’m “running” in the CMBA half marathon (blogging daily from Oct 1st to 13th) by writing “13 Things I’ve Learned About Marriage.”

 

13 Things I’ve Learned About Marriage

#6 – Being team players will solve a lot of problems.

When you work on problems together, you have the combined strength of your abilities. Between the two of you there are more skills available and you’re likely to get more done and done faster.

You are also more likely to have fewer fights “discussions” if you are teammates taking on a problem together, instead of individuals labeling each other as the problem and finding fault with each other.

Regardless of what the problem is or who it starts with, consider it a team problem and  work together for a solution.

Don’t find fault, find a remedy.  Henry Ford

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The Power of Two: The Secret to Communication Skills is Not in Your Words These tips will take the heat out of most “discussions.”

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Simplify Magazine: Do Two Things Well Great advice for when you are having one of those days. (Cool new magazine.)

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We Are THAT Family: 25 Family Ideas for a Meaningful Fall Have some fall fun with your sweetie, kiddos and friends.

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Gaye October 6, 2012 at 7:54 am

Thanks for the link to Simplify. Looks like it will be a great resource.

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Jenny October 14, 2012 at 11:12 am

My husband and I came up with a team name awhile back – “Team Awesome” – and our fort (apartment) is “Fort Kick-Ass.” lol. It really is so important to develop a team approach.

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