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Parallel Peaks: Business Insights While Climbing the World's Highest Mountains by John D. McQuaig

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Chapter Six:

The Team Approach: Gang Forward!

 

People acting together as a group can accomplish things which no individual acting alone could ever hope to bring about.

—Franklin D. Roosevelt

The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team. As a coach I play not my eleven best but my best eleven.

—Knute Rockne

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Log:  Mount Baker, Northwest Washington, June 1998, 6:30 A.M.

We have been on Mount Baker for a week participating in a mountain-climbing training seminar run by the American Alpine Institute. Now we are finally approaching the summit, a 10,778-foot snow-capped peak in the Cascade Mountains.

We have been climbing for two hours ...

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