Henry Ford had once said that “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”. There are many people among us who aspire to be part of a group or even aspire to start a Group or Band by himself. Most of the times, these attempts end up leading to splits and failures. And this article is being written to give every one of you an idea about how to succeed with a group, no matter what area the expertise is.
How to Choose a Group to Join?
If and when you choose to join a group, always try to be sure that the members in the group are perfect for you and you will be comfortable while working with them. In a long term perspective, to be part of a successful group one has to make sure that they are part of a group where all the members are in the same ground. If a group cannot be in sync at all times and cannot help in contributing for the group, chances are the group will less or never succeed. The success of a group is never about one person in the group. If there is no equal contribution or if the mindset of the group members are not similar, progress can be difficult as most of the time spent will be wasted on unwanted areas of attention.
How to Choose Members for Your Group?
If you are planning to start a group, make sure that you choose members with whom you will feel comfortable to work with for a long period of time. Be sure that they will be open to suggestions and they will also invest great inputs for the work you are planning to do. It is always suggested that you start a group with people you have previously worked with and have an idea about their character and the kind of role they can play in your group. Make sure you bring together people who are ready to dedicate their time and effort for the project. No matter how close the person is, there will be difference in views and you have to make sure that you and they will be able to still communicate and make things work better for the group.
Work Together for Success
To be successful with a group, all the members should be well disciplined, hard working and they should also be people who look forward to be successful and dream to reach great heights. People without a vision and inspiration can never be too good for a group’s success. A group should always have members who are ready to dedicate their time and hard work without a single thought. Not every one takes the initiative on their own for striving the best results. It is also difficult to find such people to be added to the group. The benefit of having such members in the group is that you will not be the only member in the group who is equally looking forward to be successful irrespective of hard times and struggles.
Always be a part of a group or start a group that can help in developing your skills and talent. Make sure that you all work hard and dedicate yourself completely so that success is achieved. There is no shortcut to success and no group has ever succeeded because of the individual brilliance of any of its members. For a group to succeed its all about how dedicated its members are.
Written By: Govind Gopinath