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50 Best Team Motivational Quotes

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50 Best Team Motivational Quotes

Let’s face it. All of us have been part of the team where you work your ass off and all the others do is show up on the presentation. Experiences like these scare the shit out of people when they hear the word “team project”. That’s why we are so excited about these team motivational quotes! Your ability to work efficiently increases manifold if your teammates are motivated both for themselves and the team. Being motivated for the team helps to create and achieve the common vision of the team. And of course, a motivated team makes a great case for your employee brand.

Here are some great team motivational quotes to inspire the team player within you.

Team Motivational Quotes

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." Helen Keller

"No individual can win a game by himself." Pele

"Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." Andrew Carnegie

"In teamwork, silence isn’t golden, it’s deadly." Mark Sanborn

"When you hand good people possibility, they do great things." Biz Stone

"Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people." Steve Jobs

"Talent wins games but teamwork and intelligence win championships." Michael Jordan

"No team works out teamwork." Dwyane Wade

"No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team." Reid Hoffman

"The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team." Phil Jackson

"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit." Harry S Truman

"The nicest thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side." Margaret Cartys

"Individual commitment to a group effort – that’s what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." Vince Lombardi

"It takes two flints to make a fire." Louisa May Alcott

"I’m not the smartest fellow in the world, but I sure can pick smart colleagues." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Only by binding together as a single force will we remain strong and unconquerable." Chris Bradford

"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else." Booker T. Washington

"The speed of the boss is the speed of the team." Lee Iacocca

"Be fast, be first, but never be alone. Nothing can replace the value of teamwork." Farshad Asl

"A successful team is a group of many hands and one mind." Bill Bethel

"Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people." Steve Jobs

"Success is best when it's shared." Howard Schultz

"Teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability." Patrick Lencioni

"No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it." H.E. Luccock

"Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean." Ryunosuke Satoro

"There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others." George Shinn

"The whole is other than the sum of the parts." Kurt Koffka

"The ratio of We’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team." Lewis B. Ergen

"If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself." Henry Ford

"A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle." Japanese Proverb

"The nicest thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side." Margaret Carty

"Interdependent people combine their own effort with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success." Stephen Covey

"A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is a group of people who trust each other." Simon Sinek

"We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now." Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Be fast, be first, but never be alone. Nothing can replace the value of teamwork." Farshad Asl

“Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.” Kenyan Proverb

“Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” Andrew Carnegie

“It takes two flints to make a fire.” Louisa May Alcott

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” Henry Ford

“What separates the good players from a great player is that a great player is willing to give up their own personal achievement for the achievement of the group.” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

“Talent wins games but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” Michael Jordan

“None of us is as smart as all of us.” Ken Blanchard

"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." Andrew Carnegie

“A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” Richard Branson

“The speed of the boss is the speed of the team.“ Lee Iacocca

“Trust is knowing that when a team member does push you, they’re doing it because they care about the team.” Patrick Lencioni

"Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up." Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there.” Virginia Burden

“We rise by lifting others” Robert Ingersoll

The millennial idea is that you can work better alone. Nothing can be further from this. Of course, there will be some aspects of a work that requires solitude, but your work must connect with the common vision of the team.

Adam Smith said, “The best results come when everyone in a group works on what’s best for him”. Sounds quite right, eh? We don’t think so.

The best results come when everyone in a group works on what’s best for him and the group.

  This article is written by Iftekar Ahmed. Iftekar is working as a content and digital marketer at Vantage Circle. He is a music aficionado and loves solving puzzles. He also loves to sip coffee on a chilly rainy day(but who doesn't).