CHAPTER 7It’s Not About You: STARs Make It About the Team

What to Expect: Instead of focusing on personal gain, you will learn how to focus on contributing your talents for the betterment of the group. Although somewhat counterintuitive, it is an amazingly successful mindset.

Individual commitment to a group effort—that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.

—Vince Lombardi

The abundance mindset: “I’m happy from the success of others, especially those closest to me.” The scarcity mindset: “I’m threatened by the successes of others, especially those closest to me.”

The more we share, the more we have.

—Leonard Nimoy

It was my chance. I found the perfect opportunity to make the other intern in my department ...

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