It comes at a price. You. Forget about you (most of the time). It has to be intention. It has yet to occur by accident for sustained periods of time. There’s strategy. It must be in your soul.
I’d like to suggest 5 ways to work as a team with your Spouse and coworkers:
1) Look for opportunities to exceed the expectations to give without being thanked adequately or at all. People are drawn to it and the people who like you will reciprocate…at their pace. But don’t expect them to announce your name, praise you, and talk about you incessantly.
2) Extend your servitude to friends and family. My wife is thrilled when I initiate helping her parents or siblings, and at times, will fore go her needs to be sure the extended family is taken care of first.
3) Find value in teamwork when it’s hard