None of us, including me, ever do great things. But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful.— Mother Teresa
Colorful Team Building quotations
Every organization needs to be introspective, transparent, and honest with itself. This only works if everyone is unified on the goals and purposes of the organization and there is trust within the team. High-performing, successful organizations build cultures of introspection and trust and never lose sight of their purpose.
There are no shortcuts to building a team each season. You build the foundation brick by brick.
The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.
A team is not a group of people that work together.
A team is a group of people that trust each other.
Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.
The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
A vital team characteristic is the ability to overcome adversity.
Any team acquires experience and endurance as it learns to fight back. This in turn builds the kind of character which seldom crumbles at a time of crisis or testing.
A team is not a bunch of people with job titles, but a congregation of individuals, each of whom has a role that is understood by other members.
Not finance. Not strategy. Not technology. It is teamwork that remains the ultimate competitive advantage, both because it is so powerful and so rare.
Trust is knowing that when a team member does push you, they're doing it because they care about the team.
Don't forget to tell your favorite people that you love them.
The team with the best athletes doesn't usually win.
It's the team with the athletes who play best together.
When building a team, I always search first for people who love to win.
If I can't find any of those, I look for people who hate to lose.
The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say 'I'.
They don't think 'I'. They think 'we'; they think 'team'.
Do you want a collection of brilliant minds or a brilliant collection of minds?
No individual can win a game by himself.
Remember teamwork begins by building trust.
And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.
It is better to have one person working with you than three people working for you.
Good luck needs no explanation.
It's not about rugby, it's about young men.
It's not about building a championship team, it's about building championship boys. Boys who will be forever strong.
It's as simple as this. When people don't unload their opinions and feel like they've been listened to, they won't really get on board.
The greater the loyalty of a group toward the group, the greater is the motivation among the members to achieve the goals of the group, and the greater the probability that the group will achieve its goals.
Gettin' good players is easy. Gettin' 'em to play together is the hard part.
Teamplayer: Once who unites others toward a shared destiny through sharing information and ideas, empowering others and developing trust.
Neutrinos alone, among all the known particles, have ethereal properties that are striking and romantic enough both to have inspired a poem by John Updike and to have sent teams of scientists deep underground for 50 years to build huge science-fiction-like contraptions to unravel their mysteries.
You win with people, not with talent.
So the quality of the people is very important in building your team. I always looked for people with a solid value system. Then I recruited kids from a cross-section of different personalities, talents and styles of play.
What you don't want to do is to hang on to the aging superstar past his prime and take resources away you can otherwise use to build a better overall team.
A single leaf working alone provides no shade.
I learned from Chuck Noll in Pittsburgh that speed and explosiveness on defense is the way to build a team. Both are difficult for your opponent to assimilate in practice and then in games it is even harder to match.
I wish I had played team sports. I think every kid should. Teamwork builds character - teaches people about leadership and cooperation.
Your biggest challenge will be building a great team.
Collaboration, it turns out, is not a gift from the gods but a skill that requires effort and practice.
Good teams incorporate teamwork into their culture, creating the building blocks for success.
The way a team plays as a whole determines its success.
To collaborative team members, completing one another is more important than competing with one another.