“Learn from the team… and other teams.” — one of David Perkins’ Seven Principles of Learning from Making Learning Whole.
“We have experimented with having several people work together from working stations that can provide inter-communication via their computer or computers…There proves to be a really phenomenal boost in group effectiveness over any previous form of cooperation we have experienced. ” Doug Engelbart, Augmenting Human Intellect. Working down the hall from Doug as a young manager at Tymshare, Doug encouraged my use of networking capabilities to support collaboration across my first distributed team.
“Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.” Albert Einstein – from my experience playing with Einstein as a child, I could see that he followed this principle, critical to successful teamwork and collaboration.