Learning From Others


(Photo: Karen Van Caulil)

It’s not always easy to work in a team environment. I know that many of us feel it would just be easier to tackle a project on our own sometimes versus dealing with a team made up of varying opinions and frames of reference. However, each collaboration provides a unique opportunity to learn something new – and to make your project or initiative better.

As adults, we understand that it’s ok to disagree, but as the years go by, we also learn that multiple brains are better than one. As business owners and executives, we have to learn to drop out egos at the door and open our minds to other opinions.

This week guest author Karen van Caulil talks about the importance of collaboration for success. Read more HERE.

Blog post written by Beth Gitlin, Women’s Business Center

The original article, written by Karen Van Caulil, appeared in FLORIDA TODAY on October 27, 2014 – The Edge: Collaboration is way of business world


About Author

Reneé Couperthwaite is the Employer Relations Coordinator for Career Management Services. She started with Florida Tech in 2008 at the Women’s Business Center (later renamed weVENTURE), managing the training programs, marketing efforts, and corporate events. She then moved on to Career Management Services to assist Florida Tech students and alumni reach their career goals through employer networking events. She is very driven by the success of others and is enthusiastic about helping people. Reneé earned her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Marketing at Florida Institute of Technology in May 2015.

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