"The strength of the team is each individual member...the strength of each member is the team."
- Phil Jackson
"A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of the others."
- Norman Shidle
"No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it."
- Andrew Carnegie
"Competition is a by-product of productive work, to its goal. A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others."
- Ayn Rand
"Enthusiasm is the way you trigger other people's emotions so they instictively help and support you."
- Paul Meyer
"Strength lies in differences, not in similarities."
- Stephen Covey
- Author unknown
"The ratio of We's to I's is the best indicator of the development of a team."
- Lewis B. Ergen
"A team based environment demands that you make responsible decisions; it requires you to take charge of your career. It requires you to develop excellent interpersonal skills because you have to interact at a much different level with your team members. No longer is it just you and your job!"
- Catherine Pulsifer
"None of us is as smart as all of us."
- Ken Blanchard
"The era of the rugged individual is giving way to the era of the team player.
Everyone is needed, but no one is necessary."
- Bruce Coslet
"Synergy is the highest activity of life; it creates new untapped alternatives; it values and exploits the mental, emotional, and psychological differences between people."
- Stephen Covey
"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
"Teamplayer: One who unites others toward a shared destiny through sharing information and ideas, empowering others and developing trust."
- Dennis Kinlaw