Team Playing and
Co-operation
Team Spirit - Cooperation
Celebrating Diversity and
Interdependence for Team Spirit
Four “cancers” that are detrimental to...
GROUP

TEAM

1. Everyone thinks about his own 1. All of them think as one unit, the
interest
goal of team
2. People join o...
Corporation & Community
‘Corporation’ elicits feelings and images of authority,
bureaucracy, competition, power, rigid rul...
Take guidance from your elder
Godbrothers and sisters
So please stay stronger and stronger in
devotional service by chanti...
Let’s struggle together……..

We had our difficulties, arguments, financial
problems. We were struggling; but we were
strug...
Lets learn
Teamwork and
Co-operation
amongst
Devotees
If only all devotees live in
each others association
like geese...
How nice will it be!
When you see the geese migrating,
going to a warmer place,
to sort the winter...
Pay attention that
they fly in a “V” form...
By flying in a “V” formation....
The whole flock increases
the flight efficiency by 71%
Compared to just one bird flying alone
Le s s on 1:
S ha ring the s a me dire ction
a nd working a s a te a m, ge ts us to
the de s tina tion quicke r a nd e a s...
We all share the same direction as we are
endeavouring to return back home back to
Godhead!
By Co-operating with one anoth...
Whe n a goos e le a ve s the
forma tion..
He fe e ls the re s is ta nce of the a ir a nd the
difficultie s of flying a lone ....
The n, he quickly come s ba ck to the forma tion
to ta ke a dva nta ge of the the flock’s powe r
in front of him ..
Le s s on 2:
By staying in tune and united beside
those going in the same direction,
the effort will be less.
Everyone wil...
Whe n we le a ve the a s s ocia tion of
de vote e s a nd try to pra ctice KC

a lone
be ca us e we ca nnot tole ra te the
...
Le s s on 2:
If we unde rs ta nd
the va lue of va is hna va s a nd
le a rn to tole ra te s ma ll diffe re nce s
a nd incon...
Whe n the le a de r goos e ge ts tire d of flying...
... He goe s to the e nd of
the “V” forma tion.
While a nothe r goos e
ta ke s the le a d.

Successful bosses learn from p...
Lesson 3:
To share the leadership,
there must be
mutual respect between us
all the time...

Gathering our abilities, talen...
The ge e s e flying on a “V” forma tion, the y qua ck
to e ncoura ge to the one s in the front.

In tha t wa y, the y ke e...
Le s s on 4:

A time ly word of
e ncoura ge me nt,
a lwa ys motiva te s ,
he lps a nd
s tre ngthe ns ..
It produce s the b...
If we bond together and support
each other..
If we make true the spirit of

teamwork..

Regardless of our differences, we
...
MY DEAR DEVOTEE FRIENDS...
LET’S BE LIKE THE GEESE!!!
AND FLY OUR WAY
BACK TO GODHEAD!!!
Thank you very much!
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4 learning the art of team playing part 1 lessons from geese st

  1. 1. Team Playing and Co-operation
  2. 2. Team Spirit - Cooperation Celebrating Diversity and Interdependence for Team Spirit Four “cancers” that are detrimental to synergy : Criticism, Complaint, Comparison, Competition Too much dependance - stunted creativity Too much independence - instability Interdependence - best option - emotional bonds eg Krishna-Sudama
  3. 3. GROUP TEAM 1. Everyone thinks about his own 1. All of them think as one unit, the interest goal of team 2. People join only for administration 3. 2. People understand interdependence Members work independently, 3. Goals are accomplished by mutual sometimes against each other also. support. 4. Members are told what to do. 4. Members contribute knowledge and talents to team objectives. 5. Members distrust each other and do 5. There is a climate of trust, where not understand each others’ role. people are encouraged to express their ideas. 6. Members are seen like employees. 6. They have sense of ownership and commitment to goals. 7. Members may or may not be 7. Members are involved in decisions. involved in decision making. 8. Confirmity is more important than 8. Positive results are the goals. results.
  4. 4. Corporation & Community ‘Corporation’ elicits feelings and images of authority, bureaucracy, competition, power, rigid rules, machines and military chain of command. ‘Community’ evokes feelings of volunteers helping others out, co-operation, town meetings, democracy, personal responsibility, commitment, teamwork, creative magic and fun. Community gives a richer, more involved sense of people opting to be part of the relationship to a large whole.
  5. 5. Take guidance from your elder Godbrothers and sisters So please stay stronger and stronger in devotional service by chanting daily 16 rounds, following the regulative principles strictly and avoiding the ten offences in chanting. If you follow this simple process faithfully under the direction of your Spiritual Master and try to understand our philosophy by regular study, you will continue to progress in KC and Krishna will simultaneously protect you from the attacks of Maya and provide you with all necessary facilities for rendering service unto Him. Please take encouragement and guidance from your elder Godbrothers and sisters and be happy in Krishna consciousness. - SPs letter to Tradhis, Nagapatni – Gorakhpur Feb 1971
  6. 6. Let’s struggle together…….. We had our difficulties, arguments, financial problems. We were struggling; but we were struggling together. Because we were struggling together, we were helping each other. In our efforts to help each other, we were all able to take advantage of each other’s strengths. - ‘Taking care of Krishna’s devotees’ by Niranjan swami
  7. 7. Lets learn Teamwork and Co-operation amongst Devotees
  8. 8. If only all devotees live in each others association like geese... How nice will it be!
  9. 9. When you see the geese migrating, going to a warmer place, to sort the winter... Pay attention that they fly in a “V” formation Do you know why they do it this way...
  10. 10. By flying in a “V” formation....
  11. 11. The whole flock increases the flight efficiency by 71% Compared to just one bird flying alone
  12. 12. Le s s on 1: S ha ring the s a me dire ction a nd working a s a te a m, ge ts us to the de s tina tion quicke r a nd e a s ie r. By he lping ours e lve s , the a ccomplis hme nts a re gre a te r!
  13. 13. We all share the same direction as we are endeavouring to return back home back to Godhead! By Co-operating with one another & Helping one another & Appreciating the value of others’ association, We can reach our destination of BTG easier, smoother and faster!
  14. 14. Whe n a goos e le a ve s the forma tion..
  15. 15. He fe e ls the re s is ta nce of the a ir a nd the difficultie s of flying a lone ....
  16. 16. The n, he quickly come s ba ck to the forma tion to ta ke a dva nta ge of the the flock’s powe r in front of him ..
  17. 17. Le s s on 2: By staying in tune and united beside those going in the same direction, the effort will be less. Everyone will be inclined to accept and give help.
  18. 18. Whe n we le a ve the a s s ocia tion of de vote e s a nd try to pra ctice KC a lone be ca us e we ca nnot tole ra te the diffe re nt na ture s of de vote e s , the n we ma ke our progre s s in KC difficult.
  19. 19. Le s s on 2: If we unde rs ta nd the va lue of va is hna va s a nd le a rn to tole ra te s ma ll diffe re nce s a nd inconve nie nce s in our pa th ba ck to Godhe a d, the n a ll de vote e s will be incline d to a cce pt a nd give he lp.
  20. 20. Whe n the le a de r goos e ge ts tire d of flying...
  21. 21. ... He goe s to the e nd of the “V” forma tion. While a nothe r goos e ta ke s the le a d. Successful bosses learn from people, including their employees.
  22. 22. Lesson 3: To share the leadership, there must be mutual respect between us all the time... Gathering our abilities, talents, resources and combining our faculties, We can share the hardest tasks
  23. 23. The ge e s e flying on a “V” forma tion, the y qua ck to e ncoura ge to the one s in the front. In tha t wa y, the y ke e p the s a me s pe e d.
  24. 24. Le s s on 4: A time ly word of e ncoura ge me nt, a lwa ys motiva te s , he lps a nd s tre ngthe ns .. It produce s the be s t of be ne fits ...
  25. 25. If we bond together and support each other.. If we make true the spirit of teamwork.. Regardless of our differences, we can rise to meet our challenge. LIFE WILL BE EASIER AND THE PASSING OF YEARS MORE FULFILLING And.... We can co-operate in that spirit for pleasing Srila Prabhupada, Guru and Gauranga
  26. 26. MY DEAR DEVOTEE FRIENDS... LET’S BE LIKE THE GEESE!!! AND FLY OUR WAY BACK TO GODHEAD!!!
  27. 27. Thank you very much!

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