Teamwork in corporate transactions

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”Some leaders push innovation by being good at the big picture. Others do so by mastering details. Jobs did both, relentlessly.”

That was how Walter Isaacson described Steve Jobs in the biography on Steve Jobs.

Most of us are good at either looking at the big picture or paying attention to the details. Not many of us are good at both.

A team member may be able to look at a transaction as a whole and ask pertinent questions which help to structure the transaction in a more efficient manner.

When drafting or reviewing legal documents, the quality of the documents improves when we work in a team to complement each team member’s strengths and weaknesses.

Corporate transactions are rarely one person’s show.

For me, having that lightbulb moment when another team member raises a valid point, which the rest of us have missed out, is one of the fun moments of working in a team.

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This post was first posted on Linkedin on 18 October 2021.

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