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Published on Dec 29, 2018
Quotes to Instantly Inspire Teamwork When Unity Is Lost
“Talent wins’ games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” — Michael Jordan
To this day, many people think that Michael Jordan was the greatest basketball player in the history of the sport. However, he also knew about the importance of teamwork.
“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team” — Phil Jackson
Basketball coach Phil Jackson understood that there’s a mutually beneficial relationship between teams and team members. Sure, it’s important that individuals within a team work toward a common goal. However, it’s also important that teams support individual members when necessary. When a team member is feeling down or discouraged, other members should offer support. When a team member has accomplished something significant, other members should offer praise.
“You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.” — Jim Stovall
Motivational speaker Jim Stovall’s advice isn’t only for leaders in teams, it’s also for individual team members. The takeaway here is that it shouldn’t be up to a team leader alone to offer positive reinforcement to team members when they hit their goals
“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
LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman knows a thing or two about success. He’s here to tell you that he didn’t create LinkedIn on his own. It’s important that team members realize that the achievement of organizational goals is almost impossible without solid teamwork.