A really good team can achieve amazing things. A bad team finds it hard to achieve anything effectively. Animals that use teamwork can’t afford to be bad at it – if they don’t work as a team, it really is a case of life or death. So what can we learn from animals when we decide to work collaboratively?
Road workers face all kinds of risks, from moving vehicles to drivers’ road rage – an Oxford University study ranked road working as the 16th most hazardous occupation in the UK. So it’s safe to assume that road workers are used to identifying potentially risky situations. Isn’t it?
While we love to complain about the weather, it’s rarely about anything serious. Some drizzle here, or some mugginess there is about the extent of it. But last month, the locals of Lincolnshire contended with more dramatic conditions, as what was described as a ‘mini-tornado’ ripped its way through a children’s funfair.
Kingston Police have been using Twitter to remind the public that although they might be in uniform, police officers have still got a sense of humour. UK police forces are prepared to face risks every day, which probably makes the light-hearted moments all the more welcome.
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