Teamwork Quotes Page 2
"Teamwork means that you are willing to compromise
when it is best for the team to advance to reach their goals."
Byron Pulsifer, Major Human Capacities
"In business, nothing great can be done by one person alone
(typically) but, with a team, great things can happen."
Steven E Dunlop, Team Building: Simple Team Building Techniques For Your Business
"If your team members are confident, they will invest their effort,
energy and time willingly towards your end goal."
Daniel Brush, Team Building: How to Build Confidence, Trust, and Friendship in Your Team
"If we were asked what makes a team work efficiently, our answer
to that would be plain and simple – TEAMWORK."
Derek Stanzma, Team Building: How To Build A Team In The Workplace With Poise And Leadership!
Inspirational Quotes |
"Having strong, healthy relationships is important in all aspects of life,
but especially when it
comes to teamwork. The stronger the relationships are among you
and your team, as well as between other team members can be the
difference between success and failure."
Ace McCloud, Sales: Communication Skills
That'’s another key point - being a great teammate is work, hard work.
It requires intention and discipline, just like becoming a better hitter or
a better salesperson.
But it is a skill set that I believe others, like me, can learn.
David Ross, Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages
"Real teams are much more likely to flourish if leaders aim their sights
on performance results that balance the needs of customers,
employees, and shareholders."
Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith, from The Wisdom of Teams
Customer Service |
The change that has attracted so much attention ... is a significant increase
in teamwork and collaborative efforts: people with different views and
perspectives coming together, putting aside their narrow self-interests,
and discussing issues openly and supportively in an attempt to solve a
larger problem or achieve a broader goal.
Frank M. J. LaFasto; Carl Larson, When Teams Work Best: 6,000 Team Members and Leaders Tell What it Takes to Succeed
"In all of history it has been proven it is better to work
together than against each other."
"Stellar teams are invariably made up of quirky individuals who
typically rub each other raw, but they figure out - with the spiritual help
of a gifted leader - how to be their peculiar selves and how to win
championships as a team. . . at the same time."
"No problem is insurmountable. With a little courage, teamwork and
determination a person can overcome anything."
Individualism wins trophies, but teamwork wins championships.
Tom Lasorda, Former Manager, Los Angeles Dodgers
Work and self-worth are the two factors in pride that interact
with each other and that tend to increase the strong sense of pride
found in superior work teams. When people do something
of obvious worth, they feel a strong sense of personal worth.
Believe In Yourself |
"The key elements in the art of working together are
how to deal with change, how to deal with conflict, and how to
reach our potential. . .the needs of the team are best met when we
meet the needs of individual persons."
"The way a team plays as a whole determines its success.
You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world,
but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime."
"People have been known to achieve more as a result
of working with others than against them."
Dr. Allan Fromme
"If I could solve all the problems myself, I would."
Empowered teams provide organzations with a capacity to
leverage people as a competitive advantage.
Russell D. Robinson
The Beginnings of Teamwork |
"You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others,
who think that the world owes them a living. They don't seem to see that
we must all lift together and pull together."
"In these times of self-directed teams, empowered employees,
organizations, your worth as an individual employee
will also get measured by your
work group's collective results."
"Developing the team means team members must understand their role."
Steven Rosenthal, SimplySmart Management I: Teaching You the K.I.S.S. Principle
"Teamplayer: One who unites others toward a shared
destiny through sharing information and ideas, empowering others
and developing trust."
"Any strategy and any plan can never give you productive results unless
and until you develop your team and employees enormously. Without
the active role of the employees you cannot reach at your standing goals."
Jenny White, Management
Normal means that leaders and their teams have to be able to adapt
quickly to changing circumstances. Normal requires improvisation.
James M. Kouzes, Turning Adversity Into Opportunity
Five developmental characteristics ... reflect the initial stage of teamwork.
Building a shared purpose. Acting on common objectives. Starting to
work as a team. Identifying member strengths. Commitment to team growth.
A. E. Ted Wall, Teamwork Tips: An Acronym-based Handbook
"A team mentality must form and all have to pull together with a sense
of urgency to bring the vision into reality."
Stephen Hawley Martin, The CEO's Guide from Good to Great
"Working together, ordinary people can perform extraordinary feats.
They can lift things a little higher, a little farther, towards excellence."
Leadership vs Management |
"The word 'team' involves the roles and relationships between people
working together. It involves dealing with their work and involves teaching them how to deal with conflict when it occurs."
Steven Rosenthal, Common Sense Team Building
"Again, if you have the right people on your team and they share
your overall values and goals, letting them use their creativity can
be a great blessing to your organization and it can likewise increase
their level of loyalty and personal investment."
John Stange, Intentional Leadership
"If team work is to be done, it is essential to put across your thoughts
in a polite way so that you don't come across as rude or arrogant.
It is also important to listen to what the others have to say."
Prachi Prabhu, Manage Your Image Like A Pro
Inspirational Thoughts |
"In the company structure of the future, leaders must give space for others.
In such organizations you rely on teamwork among colleagues from all
parts of the company but also involvement with partners, customers,
suppliers, the local community and other stakeholders."
Ole Bloch, The manager who lost his Self-confidence.... and got it back
"If you want to help other people develop, engage them. If you want to
get the most from your team, talk a little less."
Andrew Tye, 33 Professional Development Tips
"Social skills influence the effectiveness in leading change, persuading
others and expertise in
Khalid Imran, Leadership: Mastering Leadership Skills