I recently came across an article from MSN.com titled, "Six Team-Building Lessons from the NFL". No, this was not in the sport's section, in fact, it was in the Business and Careers section. I have always been a big sports fan and I have always tried to incorporate a competitive spirit in myself and my co-workers. When I see others attempting to do the same thing, I get excited to see the changes it can make in an office. Real Estate is an industry that weeds out the ones who don't find the right people to work with. Just like any sport, if an individual can't work with others effectively, he finds himself searching for a job. The market calls for a an office with a "team focused" set of individuals, willing to help each other through a transaction. The agents that are solely focused on earning their next check become a part of that huge turnover rate everyone hears about. Read this article, keeping in mind that being a part of a team only makes you more appealing to customers and clients.