“Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”
This quote rings true in business, but never more true than with couples, and in particular couples working together to accomplish something great. If you’ve ever experienced the ups and downs of working together with the one closest to you, you’re likely nodding in agreement right now. The power of a team is rewarding.
Removing the Layers
Our lives are filled with demands to perform, and we rarely have an “off day” even when we’re “off”. In the course of pressing in to create something great in your life, the romance and fun in a relationship can dwindle and fade. If we don’t continue doing the little things that keep it fresh, we can lose sight of the need to constantly get better for each other.
So, is it possible to work together with great excitement, purpose, and passion? Yes!! In fact, we’re living it, and know many couples doing the same. Continue reading, and you’ll be inspired to work better to accomplish your personal, family and business goals—together!
Can We Talk?
Gary Chapman talks about understanding each other’s love language—simply stated, how you prefer to give and receive love. If you find yourself feeling as though you’re falling short in filling each other’s needs, read his book and take this fun and eye-opening assessment. You’ll be amazed by the results and will experience the value as you begin to practice this language in your relationship.
Every worthy undertaking starts with effective communication, and practicing effective communication takes time and commitment. Commit yourself to the practice of sharing your thoughts, ideas, and suggestions, respectfully. Your spouse is not a mind reader. Couples who communicate early and often, can work through even the most challenging of situations.
Our Labor of Love
We are passionate about mentoring and encouraging couples to work better together. With that in mind, we’ve prepared a list (in no specific order) of 12 practical tidbits to keep your working relationship fresh, fun and fruitful: