Solid Performance <ul><li>flying thousands of miles from Canada and Alaska to Southern United States and Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>flying up to 18 hours straight at a time </li></ul>The Odds <ul><li>they are heavy (up to 20 lbs) </li></ul><ul><li>they are not streamlined for long distance flight or high altitude flight. </li></ul>The Secret Amazing TEAMWORK
“ It takes TEAMWORK to make a DREAM WORK.” -- John Maxwell
The “V” Formation <ul><li>takes advantage of the updraft created by the goose in front of them </li></ul><ul><li>increases flight efficiency by 71% compared to a single goose flying alone </li></ul>Less tiring to fly long distances Take advantage of each other’s strength More distance covered by flying together Each one performs better
Flying TOGETHER increases flight efficiency by 71% compared to Flying ALONE
He feels the full resistance of the air and the difficulties of flying alone... .
Then, he quickly comes back to the formation to take advantage of the flock’s power in front of him ..
1. In a winning team there is C OORDINATED M OVEMENT The flock moves as a s ingle unit. Wing movement is s ynchronized Everyone keeps the p ace There is safety in n umbers There is strength in h armony There is momentum in c onsistency Predators prey on the i solated
A team is only as strong as its w eakest member. <ul><li>develop individual COMPETENCE (learned skills) of members </li></ul><ul><li>when you GROW the INDIVIDUAL, you will grow the TEAM </li></ul>Winning Teams know how to : <ul><li>take advantage of individual STRENGTHS (natural talents) of members </li></ul>Winning Teams understand that : <ul><li>when you take care of the TEAM, the team will take care of the DREAM </li></ul>
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig. --Van Crouch Work on the member’s strengths and abilities
<ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2. In a winning team, E VERYONE </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>is willing to P AY the P RICE </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>Everyone flaps, no one glides.
There is a P LACE for each goose in the formation <ul><li>In a winning team, </li></ul><ul><li>each member K NOWS and D OES his R OLE </li></ul>
The flock flies toward the same destination <ul><li>In a winning team </li></ul><ul><li>there is an A GREED D IRECTION </li></ul>
O NE goose takes the F RONT position and A BSORBS M OST of the impact. <ul><ul><li>5. In a winning team, there is a W INNING L EADER </li></ul></ul><ul><li>who M ODELS the way to the goal </li></ul><ul><li>who keeps things M OVING </li></ul><ul><li>who pays the S ACRIFICES of leadership </li></ul>
7. the leader is C REDIBLE providing confidence The lead goose is F OLLOWED by the flock The lead goose is S EEN by everyone in the V formation 6. the leader is V ISIBLE providing direction
The Formulas of Leadership Passion = Vision + Conviction Leadership = Influence -- Oswald J. Sanders Influence = Credibility + Passion Credibility = Competence + Character -- James M. Kouzes & Barry Z. Posner
They take turns at leading 8. A winning team develops a D EEP BENCH
g g g g g g to e ncourage those in front to keep the s ame s peed . They honk constantly towards the front . 9. A winning team spreads and maintains a W INNING A TTITUDE
Winner’s Edge : Attitude Attitude is more important than FACTS, than the PAST, than SUCCESSES, than WHAT OTHER PEOPLE think or say or do, than APPEARANCE, than GIFTEDNESS or SKILL. 10% is what happens to me. 90% is how I react to it. --Chuck Swindoll As a man thinks in his heart, so is he. -- Proverbs 23:7
When a goose gets sick, is injured or gets tired
<ul><li>Despite casualties, mistakes </li></ul><ul><li>or victories, a Winning Team </li></ul><ul><li>keeps M OVING F ORWARD . </li></ul>Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. --Will Rogers Never look back unless that is where you want to go.
The race is not always to the SWIFT but to those who KEEP ON GOING The race is won at the FINISH LINE not the STARTING BLOCK Winner’s Attitude : Keep on Going ENTHUSIASM and PERSISTENCE can make an average man superior. INDIFFERENCE and LETHARGY can make a superior person average. --William Ward
In difficult times winners understand that : In the middle of DIFFICULTY lies OPPORTUNITY. --Albert Einstein You must BE INVOLVED to have an impact. No one is impressed with the win-loss record of the REFEREE. --John H. Holcomb . I can EXPECT FAILURE, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept NOT TRYING. --Michael Jordan
Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men. --Colossians 3:23 Excellence for a Higher Purpose