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The Adventures of Team Fantastic: A Practical Guide for Team Leaders and Members by Glenn L. Hallam

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Chapter 6

Building Commitment

Fortunately, you have not been completely abandoned in the jungle. As the drums beat louder and draw closer, you hear a helicopter flying overhead and see a small package crashing through the trees to the ground. The package contains instructions to walk north to the river, where the team will find a raft. The message warns, “Paddle quickly to avoid hidden dangers.”

Team Fantastic is now seated together in the raft, paddling down the river. Although most of you are paddling furiously, two members in the back of the boat have fallen asleep. Without full power, the raft has slowed, becoming vulnerable to hidden dangers: alligators that have entered the water and are now converging on the boat. “Wake up! Wake up! Let’s ...

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