Use these teamwork quotes to inspire and encourage. Teamwork is a
group of people all working toward a common goal in harmony and unity.
When this happens positive results and
success can be found.
A team based environment demands that you make responsible decisions;
it requires you to take charge of your career.
It requires you to develop excellent interpersonal skills because
you have to interact at a much different level with
your team members. No longer is it just you and your job!
As problems become more complex, and as their solutions require the active participation of diverse perspectives, then teamwork and collaboration become increasingly necessary and valued.
Frank M. J. LaFasto; Carl Larson, When Teams Work Best: 6,000 Team Members and Leaders Tell What it Takes to Succeed
Quote of the Day |
You can encourage relationships to work by fostering a teamwork style.
Make sure that the goals are established and that each team player is aware
Adam Burns; Sandra Banks, Leadership Basics
Words of Encouragement |
I believe when we work together great things can happen.
Encouraging Quotes |
The one thing that "I" can do for a team,
Is to contribute the most "I" possibly can for my teammates.
Whether that is being a leader, a supporter, a motivator,
An instigator, an inspirer
Author Unknown, Teamwork Poems
Remember, an effective team is built primarily on trust.
Trust, and thus team-building, can rarely be accomplished in one giant leap.
Brian Cole Miller, Quick Team-Building Activities for Busy Managers: 50 Exercises That Get Results in Just 15 Minutes
Inspirational Quotes |
To maximize the performance of your team you must uncover what
makes each and every one of your players tick.
Nicholas Nigro,The Everything Coaching and Mentoring Book: How to increase productivity, foster talent, and encourage success
Encouraging Poems |
As a couple, your goal is to look out for each other. Remember that
you are partners, a team. Therefore, each spouse should have the
Barry Gates, Marriage: Marriage Help,Tips and Secrets To Growing Together & Having A Happy Marriage
There are no perfect people who can say to the world, 'I don't
need anybody else.'
We need each other. We were made to work in teams!
Famous Quotes |
Building teams is a process just like building a house. When building a house,
you must first build a strong foundation before putting the walls and roof up.
Alanna Jones, Team-Building Activities for Every Group
The system will fail if the team is made up of people who need constant
prodding to get the work done.
It is within the team structure utilizing problem solving skills that each
team member presents their personal and unique skill that
enhances or makes up for a skill that may not be possessed by one
of the other team members.
Byron Pulsifer, Problem Solving Skills
Teams are incredible things. No task is too great, no accomplishment
too grand, no dream too far-fetched for a team. It takes teamwork
to make the dream work.
John C. Maxwell, Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
Successful people must know that those he or she chooses to be
on his or her team must share her vision. They must all be able
to work toward a common purpose.
Joe Allen and David Donaldson, How to be Successful
I don't pose as an authority on anything at all, I follow the opinions
of the ordinary people I meet, and I take pride in the close-knit teamwork
with my organization.
Teams do not seek consensus; they seek the best answer.
Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith, from The Wisdom of Teams
The Beginnings of Teamwork |
One bad apple can truly destroy teamwork and morale and,
if the leader is reluctant to address the issues, it also can destroy
trust in the leader.
Top Ten Quotes |
Teamwork is mainly about situational leadership, letting the person
with the relevant core competency for a situation take leadership.
Leadership Quotes |
Sometimes being on a team means being humble and putting others first.
It has to be about the team and not the individual.
Maggie White, 30 Devotions for Women in Business
Success stories, whether by individuals or organizations, are almost
always the result of collaborative
effort among many people who are united by a single goal and vision.
Rupert Johnson, Build for Success: Guide to Achieving the Success You Deserve and Become Successful
Inspirational Stories |
Yes, a true TEAMPLAYER can reach 90 to 95 percent of
their potential just by actively associating with a TEAM.
By shifting from the self-centered attitude to focusing on
others led to tripling my accomplishments.
S. Kumar, Teamwork : Your Key To Exponential Growth
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by
helping others to succeed.
Helping Others |
Good teamwork can enhance the performance of any organization.
As the well-known American football coach and businessman
Vince Lombardi said, ‘Individual commitment to a group effort -
that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work,
a civilization work’.
Mike Brent, The Leadership of Teams: How to Develop and Inspire High-performance Teamwork
Vince Lombardi Quotes |
And, as the complexity of these problems increases, the consequences
of ineffective solutions correspondingly
increases. Thus, an understanding of teamwork is a
fundamental step in assuring our future survival.
Mark L. Knapp
What sets apart high-performance teams, however, is the
degree of commitment, particularly how deeply committed the
members are to one another.
Jon R. Katzenbach; Douglas K. Smith, The Wisdom of Teams
Verbal praise and recognition go a long way to ensuring that
your team and relationships stay loyal and motivated.
D. Chandler, Communication: Influence and Persuasion Secrets
An Exceptional Leader is one that recognizes the value of
harnessing the skills and
abilities of team members and leads them toward greater efficiency
Adam Burns And Sandra Banks, Leadership Basics - Tips and Tricks
If you want to be recognized, then be a team player. Work unselfishly.
Work to help everyone succeed.
Encourage one another. Don't complain and argue.
Gary Schulz, God's Creation of Work
Not only is more work being done in teams today, but there are more
teams themselves. This is being driven by business trends that are
happening both within and between companies.
One of the challenges of learning about teamwork is that even people
who've taken a team to the highest level in their field sometimes have a
hard time putting their finger on what separates a great team from
a collection of individuals who can't seem to get it together.
John C. Maxwell, The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork Workbook: Embrace Them and Empower Your Team
Trust your team. Let others do their work so that you may concentrate
wholly on doing your own.
Gene King, Plan B: Separate Yourself from the Herd
Trust Quotes |
The Bible lays considerable emphasis on togetherness,
which suggests that there are many spiritual benefits of teamwork.
In the New Testament alone, there are more than forty different
verses that tell us how to relate to each other. We were created
to be dependent on God, but also to be interdependent with one another.
Gordon Jones, Teamwork: How to Build Relationships
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize
that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
Personal Development Quotes |
Without teamwork, there is no way that the company is going to experience
success. In teams, individuals will work together and accomplish
a lot more that what they do by themselves.
Michael Welton, Be Your Best: A guide to Personal Development by the 15 Laws of Success
Teaching your children the value of teamwork in the house will surely help
your household by a mile.
Fhilcar Faunillan, Smart Parenting: A Complete Guide for Busy Parents
If adults are consistently modeling healthy communication and
teamwork we will have an impact in their lives. The kids are watching
and they can smell a faker a mile away.
Melissa Dayton, Crushed:When Parenting is Hard
People learn by what they see, not what they are told. Make sure
whatever you are infecting your team with will be positive and push
Brian Cagneey, Leadership:The 7 Laws Of Leadership
A small team's ability to quickly adapt comes from the combination
of four key drivers. First, their members trust one another.
Second, they are bound by a sense of common purpose - a shared
ideology or purposeful trait. Third, given the small size and rich
interconnectivity of a small team, they can create a sense of shared
consciousness among the group:. . . a shared access to key information,
and are aligned in the direction they need to move next.
With these three initial factors in place, the fourth and final quality
can exist: empowered execution.
Chris Fussell; C. W. Goodyear, One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams
And when members of a team have high-quality connections,
they may also feel more safety and trust, resulting in greater
cooperation and coordination.
Lisa Broesch-Weeks, Practical Bliss: The Busy Person's Guide to Happiness
Teams Beyond Yesterday's Needs |
Make each employee feel that they are an invaluable member of the
company team. Let each employee know they are an integral part
of the company's end product.
Meir Liraz, Small Business Management: Essential Ingredients for Success
Leadership vs Management |
The apex of an effective organization lies in developing the business team.
Such a team involves delegating authority and increasing productivity.
Meir Liraz, How to Improve Your Leadership and Management Skills -
Effective Strategies for Business Managers
If we're not self-aware, it's almost impossible to master the skills that
make us stronger team players, superior leaders, and better relationship
builders - at work and beyond.
Tasha Eurich, Insight: Why We're Not as Self-Aware as We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life
Being Yourself |
As a leader, you have earned the privilege of being the supporter
and encourager to your team. Even when the going gets tough,
a leader must always be putting their team first.
Michele Morgan, Work Ethics: Reviving the True Confidence and Ethics of Being A Leader
This teamwork ability is achieved by your willingness to work more
effectively with others and taking their suggestions and opinions into
consideration in a more effective manner.
Moses Malange, teamwork: learn how to build an effective team working skills by working as a team with others and develop a great teamwork experience
There is nothing antithetical in American history, culture, or traditions to
teamwork. Teams were important in America's history - wagon trains
conquered the West, men working together on the assembly line in
American industry conquered the world, a successful national strategy
and a lot of teamwork put an American on the moon first (and thus far, last).
Lester C. Thurow
The truth is that teamwork is at the heart of great achievement.
The question isn't whether teams have value. The question is whether
we acknowledge that fact and become better team players.
John C. Maxwell, Teamwork 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know
Lead by example, insist on teamwork and instill motivation. Self-discipline
is what gets you to work every day, and hard work builds character.
Project management involves using an approved budget and limited
resources to achieve realistic objectives over a specified period of time.
If you use your time and resources well through a good amount of teamwork,
you'll be able to accomplish the project with money and time to spare.
ClydeBank Business; Benjamin Sweeney, Lean Six Sigma: QuickStart Guide
Of course, in sports and in many aspects of our civilian life we can't
do everything ourselves so sports teach us the value and the interworking
relationship of teamwork.
Darrin Wiggins, Champion Mind Unbeatable Athlete: Think Elite, Train Elite, Be Elite
As an adult, one thing that I have grown to appreciate about
baseball is the teamwork involved in winning games.
A pitcher can pitch a great game, but if the offense doesn't produce
any runs they can still lose the game. Or, you can have the best
home-run hitter in the league on your team and you could still lose
100 games in a season. The team has to work together to deliver results,
in the form of wins.
Lonnie Pacelli, 14 Tips to Unify Your Team to Drive Results: Straight Talk Leadership Seminars
He (Dwight Eisenhower) always stressed teamwork, as coach,
general and president. He was self-assured but never conceited - humility
was a much-prized Mennonite virtue.
Paul Johnson, Eisenhower: A Life
One beam, no matter how big, cannot support an entire house on its own.
In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three
words; people, product and profits. Unless you've got a good team,
you can't do much with the other two.
On the basis of this simple principle of everybody doing things
together, we are starting out on this nationwide attack on
unemployment. It will succeed if our people understand it--in the
big industries, in the little shops, in the great cities and in the
small villages. There is nothing complicated about it and there is
nothing particularly new in the principle. It goes back to the
basic idea of society and of the nation itself that people acting
in a group can accomplish things which no individual acting alone
could even hope to bring about.
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes
Teamwork is the results of groups have working together
to effectively and efficiently achieving organizational tasks
and vision and mission.
Hiriyappa B, Team Building And Group Dynamics Management