An Introspection on Team Synergy

The American poet, Mattie Stepanek, once wrote that “Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved”.  A look at books and articles pondering on productivity management shows that “the difference between success and failure is a great team”. Many authors and speakers reiterate the importance of teamwork in driving productivity, yet many persons find themselves in teams where the total output is less than the summation of individual inputs. I was recently involved in a team project and feel I should discuss some of the attributes that made that team outstanding.

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Touring the World of Recyclers

That the earth’s resources are finite is not in question. Depending on the selected timescale, even the sun would someday run out of nuclear material for its light and heat production process. What has been the issue for many persons and organisations, especially, those with pro-earth views, is how best to use the earth’s resources in a sustainable manner. One of such means is the use of recycling. This article recounts a tour of a recycling facility in England. Continue reading “Touring the World of Recyclers”