Great Quotes about Teamwork 
for Leaders ...

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These quotes about teamwork are specifically for managers and team leaders.

Use them to gain ideas and inspiration for building a great team.

Quotes about Building A Team

A demanding performance challenge tends to create a team.
~ Katzenbach & Smith

Do you want a collection of brilliant minds or a brilliant collection of minds? ~R. Meredith Belbin

You put together the best team that you can with the players you've got, and replace those who aren't good enough. ~ Robert Crandall

Gettin' good players is easy. Gettin' 'em to play together is the hard part. ~ Casey Stengel

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

The basic building block of good  teambuilding is for a leader to promote the feeling that every human being is unique and adds value.~ Unknown

Quotes about Creating the Right Environment

Teams do not go physically flat, they go mentally stale. ~Vince Lombardi

Team members who feel threatened but who are not aware of it become rigid — and that stops teamwork. ~Will Schutz

Conflict is inevitable in a team ... in fact, to achieve synergistic solutions, a variety of ideas and approaches are needed. These are the ingredients for conflict. ~Susan Gerke

If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Quotes about the Purpose of Teams and Teamwork

Effective teamwork will not take the place of knowing how to do the job or how to manage the work. Poor teamwork, however, can prevent effective final performance. And it can also prevent team members from gaining satisfaction in being a member of a team and the organization.
~ Robert F. Bales

Teams are not ends in themselves; they are a means by which to achieve other organizational goals.~ Richard Wellins, William Byham, Jeanne Wilson

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