Now, even superheroes collaborate.
Collaboration has never been easier. There are millions of apps that simplify teamwork and sharing. Even meetings are increasingly replaced by videoconferences using online collaborative solutions.
Now almost everything is not only divisible and shareable, but also ready for collaborative use. Your home, your car, your tools, your leftovers, your taxi ride home... Nothing seems to escape the collaborative revolution. Not even work.
Individualism quietly gave way to individuality, and the importance of achieving collective success to achieve individual success - an idea that the Boomers generation questioned due to their "Me First" ideology - found a place.
Moreover, the world is now so much more complex that individual achievements have become very rare, almost impossible. Now, even superheroes collaborate! Avengers, Justice League, X-Men, the Fantastic 4... Our collective imagination choses collective achievements, preferring to pool strengths and talents, rather than appointing one as superior to another.
The notion of competition seems to have had its day! However…
Why do some still resist?
To work effectively with others, you need to recognize and accept your personal strengths, as well as your weaknesses. We are so used to constantly selling an idea to our boss, convincing our client that we are the perfect person for the job, and proving to our colleagues that we are right, making it difficult for us to have that degree of humility. With an inflated sense of ego, collaboration becomes quite a difficult task.
Moreover, we all know that school did not teach any of us how to use the latest fashionable techno gadget, the 2.5 version of that other app, the latest software to perform a particular task. We must constantly learn new techniques, new tools, new concepts. As a result, we have all become self-taught, and this increases the probability of the impostor syndrome to strike - it can happen to even the most competent of us. When we are feeling unaccomplished, we tend to either exaggerate or downplay our real abilities. Again, without honestly assessing the capacity of our skills and abilities, we cannot be a valuable asset in a team.
But this goes even further. Sometimes, it is the leaders, the decision makers, the project managers who want to find a hero to soothe their own fear of being "incompetent", and as a result, put more pressure on their teams and worsening the imposter syndrome of those around them. And this cycle repeats itself...
What gap do we need to close?
Collaboration can only occur if all stakeholders decide to play the game together. Many things can prevent this from happening. Right now, a solid representation of the evolution of work and remuneration is the "Uberization" taking place in a growing number of industries.
Can we challenge the status quo of fixed remuneration (monthly salary)? Should we adopt a salary cap like the professional sports industry has (North American Professional Hockey League (NHL), Football (NFL), Basketball (NBA), Soccer (MLS), Baseball (MLB)? Should we pay people for tasks done collaboratively?
How we do
Play Nice with 2PS
This vision is first realized by our common value: Play Nice. Cooperation, caring, and mutual help are at the heart of 2PS. This applies between members, but also to the whole 2PS network.
When you were a child and wanted to play outside with your friends, your mum used to tell you to "Play nice". Now that you've grown up, do you still Play Nice?
Like bees, consultants pollinate the business world. Consultants must work for their clients' prosperity, not only their own! Urging accountable advisors-entrepreneurs to support each other and to advise their clients fairly, is our one of our primary purpose. To incite our members to collaborate, we decided to apply gamification concepts to our platform and organization. And the rules are pretty simple: the more collaborative and sharing actions to urge members to collaborate, the more rewarded you get.
Our scoring system, based on experience and sharing points, will continue to grow in importance to realize this value. Positive behaviours, those that benefit the network and other members will be rewarded. Contributing financially to the success of the network will not only make it possible to remain there, but will also give access to more and more privileges.
On the contrary, those who divert the network to their profit, or do not earn points by billing, or who never refer anyone will be eliminated from the leagues and then eliminated from the network. As the leagues grow each day, they approach the maximum of 100 members, which will encourage ambassadors to choose those who are the most active and who play the game. Thus we make sure that every 2PS expert is loyal and professional, so the perfect person you want to work with!
Why should you join 2PS?
Let's Play Nice!