♦ Incredible outcomes.
♦ Connection. Visibility to others within and outside of your community where they see you as a valuable resource.
♦ Stress reduction. A good collaboration can accomplish a lot with less individual effort.
♦ Innovation. Many of the most innovative companies have gone to great lengths to foster collaborative work environments because they lead to innovation.
♦ Leverage talents. Multiple minds together are better than the sum of the parts.
♦ A dynamic environment of support and challenge, advocacy, efficiency, discovery, and diversity.
♦ Rapid rate of learning and enlightenment.
♦ Affirmation of your skills and contribution.
♦ Sustainability. Collaboration creates the likelihood that your efforts go beyond your involvement.
♦ Increased energy, excitement, creativity, fresh thinking and motivation.
♦ Accountability. Individuals in collaborative groups learn to take ownership rather than passively exist within a community.