Whether you are promoting new scientific findings, advocating for a profession, advancing legislation or trying to change behavior, it takes a group of people working together to have a sustained influence. But finding ways to effectively collaborate as a team can be challenging. As Henry Ford said, “Coming together is a beginning; Keeping together is progress; Working together is success.”
Below are takeaways that are relevant for groups considering forming or joining a coalition to advance a cause.
Coalitions are a great way to work together to achieve goals and they offer many benefits–when structured correctly. Sharing resources, bringing passionate, diverse voices together, creating a force behind an issue and sharing successes with a team can be professionally and personally rewarding.
This article was originally published by PR News.