Success can come from individual effort, but more often than not it occurs when people work well together. Throughout the course of your professional life, you will find yourself as part of a team. Sometimes you’ll form the team and other times you’ll be placed within one. Occasionally, your team will actually be a coalition. A coalition is a group of people or organizations who come together to reach a common goal—even if that goal is not the central or primary goal to each group. For instance, your internal team at work might consist of colleagues, all of whom essentially do the same thing and have the same primary goal. A coalition at work might consist of all the companies who rent space in your building who ...

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