In the last months I’ve learned that both for the personal development and for the team progress two things are very important:
The individual identification with the project
Equal values/principles as a member of the team
I wrote a paper about the four most important project values for myself some time ago and every time I’m looking at it I realize what is really essential and whereof I can orientate myself:
The four principles of every project
I will do my part to ensure that freedom is preserved both for others and me and I will also make sure that the activities and ideas of every person in a project are taken into consideration, so nobody is restricted in his other actions by working together. However it’s important to put time and effort into this project, to have the desire to come true in this project. How, where and what we do is decided together and we reflect that periodically as a team. If the current approach doesn’t fit with the attitude of one of the team members or me, we communicate and solve that.
Beside of private or other conflicts every team member can be completely confident about me concerning this project. I can rely on this base in each of the other members, too. We are a team and stand side by side in every situation.
3. Open communication
Deficiencies, critics, stress (both physical and psychical), cares and concerns are brought up openly. If one of the team members or I have problems with a decision, situation or an incident, we solve that together. As a founding team we are there for one another and support us anytime.
I will take care that every team member makes progress on his way to self-realization. Therefore we will discuss the current course together regularly, check if it still leads us to our goals and update it if needed. This project will also bring many exhausting phases and moments, but after all it shall enhance and fulfill me.