Summary of From Me to We
Why Commercial Collaboration Will Future-Proof Business, Leaders And Personal Success
“No man is an island,” wrote poet John Donne. Maybe that’s why collaboration makes so much sense?
Janine Garner, founder of a collaborative business group, explains how working in partnership with others can boost your career and your business. She reports on female entrepreneurs worldwide who practice collaborative cooperation. For example, when Australian tax expert Melissa Browne opened her first company, she embraced group coaching to collaborate with other small accounting firms and share best practices, ideas and strategies. Garner explains why this collaboration required courage, trust, transparency and a willingness to share, and how to bring those factors to bear in your collaborative experiences. She tells businesspeople to face their fears and overcome their resistance to change, so they can shift “from Me to We” as they learn to network and share. The book’s layout, including easy-to-read charts, diagrams, type and lists, makes the information even more accessible. getAbstract recommends Garner’s insights into effective collaboration to managers, CEOs, start-ups, business owners and artists.
In this summary, you will learn
- What the “Me” and “We” business approaches entail
- Why enlightened business leaders choose the We strategy
- How to follow nine steps to move from Me to We
- How to use the “seven ReConnect Principles” to become a We leader
About the Author
Janine Garner is founder and CEO of the LBDGroup, a collaborative community of women in business and entrepreneurs. She founded Australia’s first gift-giving circle, First Seeds Fund.
Comment on this summary
2 years agoThis is what was in my mind, because ME is not good word in business.
2 years agoI liked it very much! It encourages us to work as a team in order to get better results!
2 years agoFound this a great overview and insightful, not mind blowing but enough to make me really inspect some actions and look to modify and change conversations.
2 years agoI like the approach - allthough I think we are far from that. Thinking about Tesla sharing their patents with competitors springs to mind.
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