Why you shouldn't always work alone

01/25/2012 | Harvard Business Review online

Many people enjoy working alone, but it often doesn't lead to the best results, Ron Ashkenas writes. The better approach is to resist the need to show off or to control the situation, and to integrate your colleagues' perspectives. One way is to get your teammates' input before you launch into a project. Having a discussion about a project early can help you avoid thinking about it too narrowly, Ashkenas writes.

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