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THE 17 ESSENTIAL QUALITIES OF A TEAM PLAYER --- BECOMING THE KIND OF PERSON EVERY TEAM WANTS by John C. Maxwell. Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2002



1) ADAPTABLE --- If you won't change for the team, the team may change you (p1-9)

2) COLLABORATIVE --- Working together precedes winning together (p10-18)

3) COMMITTED --- There are no half-hearted champions (p19-27)

4) COMMUNICATIVE --- A team is many voices with a single heart (p28-36)

5) COMPETENT --- If you can't, your team won't! (p37-45)

6) DEPENDABLE --- Teams go to "go-to" players (p45-54)

7) DISCIPLINED --- Where there's a will, there's a way! (p55-62)

8) ENLARGING --- Adding value to teammates is invaluable (p63-70)

9) ENTHUSIASTIC --- Your heart is the source of energy for tye (p71-79)

10) INTENTIONAL --- Make every action count (p80-88)

11) MISSION CONSCIOUS The BIG picture is coming in loud and clear (p99-106)

12) PREPARED --- (p202-208)

13) RELATIONAL --- If you get along, others will go along! (p107-115)

14) SELF-IMPROVING --- To improve the team, improve yourself (p116-124)

15) SELFLESS --- There is NO "I" in team (p125-133)

16) SOLUTION ORIENTED --- Make a resolution to find a solution! (p134-140)

17) TENACIOUS --- Never, never, never quit! (p141-149)

Exercise: Select two of the 17 essentials that we as an organization need to foster. Give examples of how OIT as a whole or you as an individual can work to improve this for our organization.