How Teamwork Can Water Down Individual Preferences

Emphasizing teamwork can occasionally send the wrong message.

Derwin Dexter Sy
Nov 14 · 5 min read
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The wrong message

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Your individual preferences may, in fact, not fit very well in the team values that you currently have. But it doesn’t mean it will never be so.

Avoid this in your team

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For managers, it’s important to establish a culture and environment where that transparency is not only possible but encouraged.

If it doesn’t work…

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Most of the time, a bad fit is no one’s fault, and people can simply outgrow the company they work with.

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Derwin Dexter Sy

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I’m an engineering manager and entrepreneur who loves exchanging ideas and helping others become better at what they do. I run a blog at techmanagement.life

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Medium's largest active publication, followed by +730K people. Follow to join our community.

Derwin Dexter Sy

Written by

I’m an engineering manager and entrepreneur who loves exchanging ideas and helping others become better at what they do. I run a blog at techmanagement.life

The Startup

Medium's largest active publication, followed by +730K people. Follow to join our community.

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