There is no doubt that working together is far better than individually. Working as teamwork can effectively improve performance, building trust, and increase the chance of winning. We’ve been gathered 62 most important quotes about leadership and teamwork that could bring better collaboration, whether in sport, business, society, or any organization.
Quotes About Leadership and Teamwork
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
– Michael Jordan
In teamwork, silence isn’t golden. It’s deadly.
– Mark Sanborn
The speed of the boss is the speed of the team.
– Lee Iacocca
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
– Helen Keller
Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.
– Steve Jobs
Individual commitment to a group effort–that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
– Vince Lombardi
The kinds of errors that cause plane crashes are invariably errors of teamwork and communication.
– Malcolm Gladwell
Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
– Henry Ford
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
– Napolean Hill
[Teamwork] is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
– Andrew Carnegie
I invite everyone to choose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition.
– Jean-Francois Cope
If we don’t communicate, we certainly can’t get much done and if we don’t communicate authentically, what we get done is less effective.
– Michele Jennae
Teamwork makes the dream work.
– Bang Gae
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
– Henry Ford
It takes two flints to make a fire.
– Louisa May Alcott
The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.
– Phil Jackson
It’s amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
– Harry Truman
A successful team is a group of many hands and one mind.
– Bill Bethel
If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
– Isaac Newton
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
– Bear Bryant
Unity is strength. . . when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.
– Mattie Stepanek
A leader must inspire or his team will expire.
– Orrin Woodward
None of us is as smart as all of us.
– Ken Blanchard
No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.
– H.E. Luccock
When your team is winning, be ready to be tough, because winning can make you soft. On the other hand, when you team is losing, stick by them. Keep believing.
– Bo Schembechler
To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless.
– Mike Krzyzewski
Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.
– Sheryl Sandberg
No individual can win a game by himself.
Politeness is the poison of collaboration.
– Edwin Land
The nicest thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side.
– Margaret Carty
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
– Jack Welch
A team is not a group of people who work together. It is a group of people who trust each other.
– Simon Sinek
The ratio of We’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team.
– Lewis B Ergen
Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.
– Amy Poehler
I’m not the smartest fellow in the world, but I sure can pick smart colleagues.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt
Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed but people must be lead.
– Ross Perot
Teamwork builds trust and trust builds speed.
– Russel Honore
So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole Earth.
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
You are either supporting the vision or supporting division.
– Saji Ijiyemi
The ability to summon positive emotions during periods of intense stress lies at the heart of effective leadership.
– Jim Loehr
Trust your team. Let others do their work so you can concentrate wholly on your own.
– Gene King
Trust is knowing that when a team member does push you, they’re doing it because they care about the team.
– Patrick Lencioni
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
– Booker T. Washington
Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.
– Ryūnosuke Satoro
Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.
– Kenyan Proverb
If a team is to reach its potential, each player must be willing to subordinate his personal goals to the good of the team.
– Bud Wilkinson
If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
– African Proverb
If we can’t live together, we’re going to die alone.
– Jack Shephard
We live in a society obsessed with public opinion. But leadership has never been about popularity.
– Marco Rubio
Teamwork means never having to take all the blame yourself.
– Stephen Hawking
People achieve more as a result of working with others than against them.
– Dr. Allan Fromme
Success is best when it’s shared.
– Howard Schultz
A leader can’t lead ’til he knows where he’s going.
– John Locke
A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.
– John Maxwell
Individual commitment to a group effort – that’s what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
– Vince Lombardi
Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
– Stephen Covey
The leader can’t be the star player, scoring all the points.
– Gary Burnison
There is no ‘I’ in team but there is in win.
– Michael Jordan
If you could get all the people in an organization rowing in the same direction, you could dominate any industry, in any market, against any competition, at any time.
– Patrick Lencioni
Strategy is not a solo sport, even if you’re the CEO.
– Max McKeown