Alex Patterson notes that our educational system is often focused on individual
Alex Patterson notes that our educational system is often focused on individual achievement, but when we go out into the work world as adults, almost all of us are required to work in teams. In what ways does this early focus on individual work make it difficult for us to work in teams? What should an individual do to become a good team member, according to Patterson?
These Tough Mudder employees appear to be members of a highly cohesive team. What are some of the qualities described in the video that indicate strong cohesiveness? Include at least two specific examples in your answer.
Patterson describes the benefits and challenges of working in an open-plan, collaborative workspace. Do you think you would enjoy working in this type of team-centric environment? Explain why or why not in your answer.