We’re reaching the semifinals stages of the World Cup, and boy has it been a tournament of surprises. The previous world champions, Germany, saw a shock elimination in the group stage, while star players Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were sent packing after Portugal and Argentina’s defeat in the knockout phase.
As the action unfolds and tension heightens nearer to the finals, it becomes clear that great teamwork is what brings winning teams that far.
Whether you’re on the pitch or in the office, here are some lessons the matches can teach you about teamwork.
It’s important to remember that being on the same team does not make you a team. Teamwork makes the dream work, and working in sync towards the same goal is what good teamwork is about.