A team is a people who believe in the same ideologies and work towards the same goals. Team building is the "process of turning a group of individual contributing employees into a cohesive team." In the workplace, teamwork plays an important role too. It builds trust among employees, helps them to get to know each other, resolve internal conflicts. Furthermore, it aids in delegating tasks to various members of a team which helps finish the task at hand faster and thereby, enhances productivity.
But, enhancing teamwork continues to be challenge faced by big and small businesses even today. Lack of communication, distrust among employees are some common problems observed in companies. In fact, a research by Salesforce shows that 86% of employees and executives cite lack of collaboration or ineffective communication for workplace failures.
Therefore, it is important that you encourage and build a culture where employees trust and respect each other. Here are 35 teamwork quotes to inspire teamwork and collaboration when unity among your employees is lost.
35 Teamwork Quotes To Inspire Your Workforce
I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.
A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is people who trust each other.
Don’t aspire to be the best on the team. Aspire to be the best for the team.
Tough times don’t last. Tough teams do.
Remember, teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.
Matthew Woodring Stover
If you take out the team in teamwork, it’s just work. Now who wants that?
If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of the giants.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up.
Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.
Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.
Not finance, not strategy. Not technology. It is teamwork that remains the ultimate competitive advantage, both because it is so powerful and rare.
When he took time to help the man up the mountain, lo, he scaled it himself.
I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot: together we can do great things.
Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there.
When you need to innovate, you need collaboration.
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.
You don’t win alone. That’s just how it is.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.
Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life forever.
Surround yourself with a trusted and loyal team. It makes all the difference.
The nicest thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side.
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
Individual commitment to a group effort- that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Effectively, change is almost impossible without industry-wide collaboration, cooperation, and consensus.
To build a strong team, you must see someone else’s strength as a complement to your weakness and not a threat to your position or authority.
I’ve never scored a goal in my life without getting a pass from someone else.
None of us is as smart as all of us.
The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.
Booker T. Washington
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Teamwork is the secret that makes common people achieve uncommon results.
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game you’ll always lose out to a team.
No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.
There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others.
Louisa May Alcott
It takes two flints to make a fire.