Chapter 8Keep Your Eye on the Results

“We have such different ways of seeing the world and it is magnificent!” said extroverted Olivia about working with her introverted partner Henry.

Getting to that place doesn’t just happen by wanting it. Creating extraordinary results with your opposite entails a lot of frustration and confusion before the joys of shared outcomes emerge.

Keeping your relationship vital and active—not just coasting—is the goal. Just as careful synchronization can lead to strong partnerships, getting tangled in your differences can lead to disastrous outcomes.

So remember that both of you always need to keep your eye on the results and not confuse the outcome with the process. The outcome is the shared goal you are both moving ...

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