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Teamwork What other basic messages do you have for all your employees? Answered by William D. Green , Accenture   One of our other principles is that people who are successful are the ones who ask for help. It sounds  simple, but to get an organization to believe that asking for help is a sign of strength, and not weakness, is a huge  thing. This answer originally appeared in 68 Rules? No, Just 3 Are Enough »   You have to make sure people aren’t going to worry they might be criticized for asking. Answered by William D. Green , Accenture   You want to challenge people to get them to raise their game, as opposed to criticizing them, which  makes them raise their defenses. It’s like learning. With a motivated learner, you can work wonders. In institutions, it’s  the same thing. Are there companies with the will and resolve to change — that’s the equivalent of a motivated  learner. Or are there companies that are just sort of stuck where they are, and they like the status quo? In the end,  that’s the difference between winners and losers in corporate America and around the world. That’s the contrast. So,  the question is, how do you get motivated learners? So, I bring it back to me, and how did I become a motivated  learner? Somebody inspired me. This answer originally appeared in 68 Rules? No, Just 3 Are Enough »   And what about historical figures? Answered by Drew Gilpin Faust , Harvard University   One of the things that I’ve thought a lot about with Lincoln is how he dealt with people. Partly what  Doris Kearns Goodwin has written about is at the heart of this, which is a team of rivals, bringing different people  together. But what I take from that effort is that Lincoln would not allow someone to be his enemy. You just were hard- pressed to be mad at him, because he’d be after you, again, in a way that used his power, his charm and his 
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intelligence to bring you around, to be an ally. So I’ve thought about that a lot, as I’ve thought about the politics of the  university and having to deal with people who might disagree with you, who might not like your decisions, to not let 
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