Collaboration Makes Us Better

Are you seeking multiple points of view?

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In this backstage interview from Leadercast Live 2019, Gayle King—co-host of CBS This Morning and editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine—shares her perspective on why collaboration is essential to a leader’s success.

“I'm more successful when I can collaborate with people,” she explains. “It's good to be able to play off of someone, to exchange ideas with other people. I like hearing different points of view… two people can look at the same thing and have two very different versions.”

Watch the video to learn more from Gayle about relying on collaboration to discover different perspectives that will help you thrive.

I think I'm more successful when I can collaborate with people. I think it's good to be able to play off of someone, to exchange ideas with other people. I like hearing different points of view and hearing how people's perception of… two people can look at the same thing and have two very different versions. I'm always open to hearing what other people have to say.

Working with people, for me, and collaborating with people, to me, is helpful to my success. It's hard to be personable all by yourself, so it's really good to have somebody to play off of.

We're so polarized because we're only listening to one voice and you really can't do that these days. It's happening in offices. It's happening in families. It's happening in relationships. And it's happening… it's happening through all layers of society.

I think sometimes we all just need to take a deep breath and we just really need to pay attention. The rules are still the same, do unto others as you would have them do unto you. That really is good advice that never goes out of style.
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Gayle King

Gayle is a media titan, carving her way through the cutthroat media industry for more than 40 years. She is co-host of "CBS This Morning" and editor-at-large for the award-winning O, the Oprah Magazine. Gayle previously hosted "The Ga...

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