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70 Favorite Teamwork Quotes to Energize Your Employees

Teamwork Quotes for Employees

Our world today is not made by a single person, but rather billions of people work together and allow us to live in between. It’s hard to imagine how our world becomes looks like this, but the answer is simple; humans are a teamwork being. By working together, we can achieve something we couldn’t do it alone.

If you are a leader of a team or wanted to create a brand new team, these wise sayings would help you. Here are 70 best quotes about teamwork to motivate your employees or team member.

Teamwork Quotes for Employees

Alone, we can do so little; together we can do so much.
– Helen Keller

A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is a group of people who trust each other.
– Simon Sinek

Individual commitment to a group effort–that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
– Vince Lombardi

Trust is knowing that when a team member does push you, they’re doing it because they care about the team.
– Patrick Lencioni

None of us is as smart as all of us. – Ken Blanchard Click To Tweet

To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace.
– Doug Conant

Teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.
– Patrick Lencioni

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.
– Michael Jordan

Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.
– Steve Jobs

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
– Brian Tracy

When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.
– Simon Sinek

Teamwork. A few harmless flakes working together can unleash an avalanche of destruction.
– Justin Sewell

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
– Henry Ford

A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of others.
– Norman Shidle

In teamwork, silence isn’t golden, it’s deadly. – Mark Sanborn Click To Tweet

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
– Benjamin Franklin

Teamwork is a make or break situation. Either you help make it or the lack of it will break you.
– Kris A. Hiatt

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
– Henry Ford

It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
– Sandra Swinney

If you can laugh together, you can work together,
– Robert Orben

Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers. – Stephen R. Covey Click To Tweet

Teamwork is the best ever investment. If I make 3 and you make 5, together we will not make 8. We will make 15. Leaders build active teams.
– Israelmore Ayivor

The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.
– Phil Jackson

I’ve always found that the speed of the boss is the speed of the team.
– Lee Lacocca

Great teams do not hold back with one another. They are unafraid to air their dirty laundry. They admit their mistakes, their weaknesses and their concerns without fear of reprisal.
– Patrick Lencioni

Research indicates that workers have three prime needs: Interesting work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on things that are going on in the company.
– Zig Ziglar

Teams are successful when they are focused, have a short cycle time, and are supported by the executives.
– Tom Bouchard

Collaboration allows teachers to capture each other’s fund of collective intelligence.
– Mike Schmoker

One piece of log creates a small fire, adequate to warm you up, add just a few more pieces to blast an immense bonfire, large enough to warm up your entire circle of friends; needless to say that individuality counts but teamwork dynamites.
– Jin Kwon

It takes two flints to make a fire.
– Louisa May Alcott

There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others.
– George Shinn

Some companies don’t have an engagement problem, they have a hiring problem.
– Bob Kelleher

I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.
– Mia Hamm

Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.
– Mattie Stepanek

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

There’s nothing greater in the world than when somebody on the team does something good, and everybody gathers around to pat him on the back.
– Billy Martin

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
– Thomas Edison

Many of us are more capable than some of us, but none of us is as capable as all of us.
– Tom Wilson

To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless.
– Mike Krzyzewski

You can’t change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.
– Mahatma Gandhi

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

If you don’t give people a chance to fail, you won’t innovate. If you want to be an innovative company, allow people to make mistakes.
– Indra Nooyi

Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. – Ryunosuke Satoro Click To Tweet

If you hire people just because they can do a job, they’ll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they’ll work for you with blood and sweat and tears.
– Simon Sinek

When you form a team, why do you try to form a team? Because teamwork builds trust and trust builds speed.
– Russel Honore

The only way to do great work is to love what you do..
– Steve Jobs

Getting the right people and the right chemistry is more important than the right idea.
– Ed Catmull

So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth.
– Bahá’u’lláh

The ratio of We’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team. – Lewis B Ergen Click To Tweet

It is a fact that in the right formation, the lifting power of many wings can achieve twice the distance of any bird flying alone.
– Anonymous

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
– Napoleon Hill

The nice thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side.
– Margaret Carty

In business, nothing great can be done by one person alone (typically) but, with a team, great things can happen.
– Steven E Dunlop

The combined results of several people working together is often much more effective than could be that of an individual scientist working alone.
– John Bardeen

Nobody’s going to fix the world for us, but working together, making use of technological innovations and human communities alike, we might just be able to fix it ourselves.
– Jamais Cascio

I can do things you cannot. You can do things I cannot. Together we can do great things. – Mother Teresa Click To Tweet

Teamwork is the secret that makes common people achieve uncommon results.
– Ifeanyi Onuoha

Teams are incredible things. No task is too great, no accomplishment too grand, no dream too far-fetched for a team. It takes teamwork to make the dream work.
– John C. Maxwell

The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
– John Maxwell

A leader must inspire or his team will expire.
– Orrin Woodward

You don’t build a business, you build people and then people build the business.
– Zig Ziglar

The world needs new leadership, but the new leadership is about working together.
– Jack Ma

Whenever ideas are shared, the result is always greater than the sum of the parts.
– Rich Willis

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
– African Proverb

People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.
– Vince Lombardi

Teams share the burden and divide the grief.
– Doug Smith

Great things are done by a series of small things that are brought together. – Vincent Van Gogh Click To Tweet

Sometimes being on a team means being humble and putting others first. It has to be about the team and not the individual.
– Maggie White

Trust your team. Let others do their work so that you may concentrate wholly on doing your own.
– Gene King

One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
– Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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