I hope these words of wisdom bring you as much peace and encouragement as they have given me in the past several days. Feel free to share.
"With teamwork we are able to multiply our output and minimize individual input." Ogwo David Emenike
"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
"In teamwork, silence isn't golden, it's deadly." Mark Sanborn
"The speed of the boss is the speed of the team." Lee Iacocca
"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
"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
"Teamwork is a make or break situation. Either you help make it or the lack of it will break you." Kris A. Hiatt
Inspirational Teamwork Quotes to remind us to work as a team and achieve great success together,perfect for workplace or sports motivation.
Inspiration doesn’t always come naturally, and even the most motivated employees occasionally need a boost.
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If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.Sheryl Sandberg
To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace.Doug Conant
When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.Simon Sinek
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.Benjamin Franklin
I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.Marissa Mayer
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.Babe Ruth
We must all learn not only to not fear change, but to embrace it enthusiastically and, perhaps even more important, encourage and drive it.Tony Hsieh
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, “I’m possible!”Audrey Hepburn
Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.Stephen R. Covey
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
If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.Malcolm X
If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.Vincent Van Gogh
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.Lao Tzu
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.Henry Ford
You can have all the potential in world, but unless you have confidence, you have nothing.Tyra Banks
It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln
Appreciate everything your associates do for the business. Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They’re absolutely free and worth a fortune.Sam Walton
Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.Mary Kay Ash
The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.Phil Jackson
There are only three measurements that tell you nearly everything you need to know about your organization’s overall performance: employee engagement, customer satisfaction, and cash flow.Jack Welch
You can’t let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.Barack Obama
Some companies don’t have an engagement problem, they have a hiring problem.Bob Kelleher
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.Thomas Edison
If you don’t understand, ask questions. If you’re uncomfortable about asking questions, say you are uncomfortable about asking questions and then ask anyway. It’s easy to tell when a question is coming from a good place. Then listen some more.Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The first thing that has to be recognized is that one cannot train someone to be passionate–it’s either in their DNA or it’s not.Richard Branson
If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.Seth Godin
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
The only way to do great work is to love what you do.Steve Jobs
Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.Mark Twain
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.Michael Jordan
In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are not.Albert Einstein
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.Bill Gates
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.Winston Churchill
The one thing I learned is to just give everything a shot. You don’t want to live in regret.Chloe Kim
Often any decision, even the wrong decision, is better than no decision.Ben Horowitz
You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.Maya Angelou
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.Jim Rohn
Getting the right people and the right chemistry is more important than the right idea.Ed Catmull
You just have to keep driving down the road. It’s going to bend and curve and you’ll speed up and slow down, but the road keeps going.Ellen DeGeneres
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Get inspired to channel your inner warrior princess with these awesome quotes for women. You are strong, confident and courageous, and these powerful quotes will serve as your perfect reminder of just that!
Contrary to the belief that this is a male-dominated world, women provide the foundation of power, grace, wisdom, justice, creativity, and hope.
Women are known to have better intuition, patience, emotional focus, compassion and networking ability. The list of female strengths is endless.
Throughout history, the world has witnessed many great women of strength who managed to tap into their Everyday Power to leave an indelible mark on society. Reading words of wisdom from such amazing women can inspire you to become a strong woman yourself, who approaches life with confidence.
The inspirational quotes for women below are filled with wisdom that will awaken hope, ambition, faith and inner strength. We hope you enjoy reading them as much as we enjoyed compiling them.
1.) “I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.” – Audrey Hepburn
2.) “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” ― Brigham Young
3.) “Whenever you see a successful woman, look out for three men who are going out of their way to try to block her.” – Yulia Tymoshenko
4.) “Some women choose to follow men, and some choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.” – Lady Gaga
5.) “It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.” – J. K. Rowling
6.) “I am a woman with thoughts and questions and sh*t to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story – I will.” – Amy Schumer
7.) “It’s possible to climb to the top without stomping on other people.” – Taylor Swift
8.) “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.” – Jennifer Lopez
9.) “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin
10.) “She was powerful not because she wasn’t scared but because she went on so strongly, despite the fear.” – Atticus
11.) “And one day she discovered that she was fierce and strong, and full of fire and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears.” – Mark Anthony
12.) “I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a b*tch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.”— Maya Angelou
13.) “Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you.” — Hillary Clinton
14.) “We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.” — Malala Yousafzai
15.) “If you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor.”– Al Anon
16.) “The best protection any woman can have … is courage.”– Elizabeth Cady Stanton
17.) “Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got. There is no yesterday, no tomorrow, it’s all the same day.” –Janis Joplin
18.) “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”– Alice Walker
19.) “One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.”– Sheila Murray Bethel
20.) “Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is.” — Anne Frank
21.) “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.” – Jennifer Lopez
22.) “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
23.) “You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.” ~ Melissa Etheridge
24.) “Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror.” ~ Byron Katie
25.) “The way in which we think of ourselves has everything to do with how our world sees us and how we see ourselves successfully acknowledged by the world.”– Arlene Rankin
26.) “If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.”– Oprah Winfrey
27.) “You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.”– Rosalynn Carter
28.) “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not making decisions.” — Catherine Cook
29.) “If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It’s much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.”— Grace Hopper
30.) “It’s not your job to like me, it’s mine.” — Byron Katie
31.) “Buckle up, and know that it’s going to be a tremendous amount of work, but embrace it.” –Tory Burch
32.) “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took an excuse.”— Florence Nightingale
33.) “What makes you different or weird, that’s your strength.”— Meryl Streep
34.) “Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.” – Anne Sweeney
35.) “We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” – Arianna Huffington
36.) “If you are successful, it is because somewhere, sometime, someone gave you a life or an idea that started you in the right direction. Remember also that you are indebted to life until you help some less fortunate person, just as you were helped.” – Melinda Gates
37.) Successful women are not liked. I think the biggest danger for women in science is colleagues who are not as good as you are.” – Christiane Nusslein-Volhard
38.) “Whenever you see a successful woman, look out for three men who are going out of their way to try to block her.” – Yulia Tymoshenko
39.) “Success as a woman has changed me. That’s what I feel is the first thing. When I feel like a successful woman as a rounded human being, then it feeds my work in a broader way so it becomes more interesting.”- Jacqueline Bisset
40.) “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” — Estée Lauder
41.) “Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention.” – Pink
42.) “Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.”– Margaret Thatcher
43.) “A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do. A woman must do what he can’t.”– Rhonda Hansome
Sometimes all inspiration you need to build a better team can be found in a few simple words of wisdom.
Your best product is your people. Delivering great work to your clients depends on the team that helps you get there. It's your job to keep them inspired and engaged. Luckily, there have been many great, famous leaders before us from whom we can borrow inspiration. Make a resolution to kick off your Monday meetings with one of these inspirational teamwork quotes each week of the year!
I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. — Florence Nightingale
Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. — Zig Ziglar
It’s a very important thing to learn to talk to people you disagree with. — Pete Seeger
No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
My model for business is The Beatles. They were four guys who kept each other’s kind of negative tendencies in check. They balanced each other and the total was greater than the sum of the parts. That’s how I see business: great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people. — Steve Jobs
You don’t get harmony when everybody sings the same note. — Doug Floyd
In teamwork, silence isn’t golden. It’s deadly. — Mark Sanborn
People are definitely a company’s greatest asset. It doesn’t make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. — Mary Kay Ash
If you try and we lose, then it isn’t your fault. But if you don’t try and we lose, then it’s all your fault. — Orson Scott Card
There is little success where there is little laughter. — Andrew Carnegie
A major reason capable people fail to advance is that they don’t work well with their colleagues. — Lee Iacocca
It takes two flints to make a fire. — Louisa May Alcott
You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do. — Henry Ford
Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion. — Michael Jordan
Don’t stay in bed. Unless you can make money in bed. — George Burns
People will try to tell you that all the great opportunities have been snapped up. In reality, the world changes every second, blowing new opportunities in all directions, including yours. — Ken Hakuta
The nicest thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side. — Margaret Carty
The greatest danger a team faces isn’t that it won’t become successful, but that it will, and then cease to improve. — Mark Sanborn
Teamwork is the secret that makes common people achieve uncommon results. — Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison. — JC Penny
I love teamwork. I love the idea of everyone rallying together to help me win. — Jarod Kintz
The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team. — John Wooden
Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. — Thomas Jefferson
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. — Helen Keller
You do not lead by hitting people over the head. That’s assault, not leadership. — Dwight Eisenhower
Disruption isn’t about what happens to you. It’s about how you respond to what happens to you. — Jay Samit
The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team. As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven. — Knute Rockne
I don’t want yes-men around me. I want everyone to tell the truth, even if it costs them their jobs. — Samuel Goldwyn
Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats — Howard Aiken
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all. — Abraham Lincoln
If at first you don’t succeed, you are running at about average. — MH Alderson
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles, but today it means getting along with people. — Mohandas Ghandi
There is immense power when a group of people with similar interests gets together to work toward the same goals. — Idowu Koyenikan
Two men look out through the same bars; one sees mud, and one sees the stars. — Frederick Langbridge
The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime. — Babe Ruth
You can’t build an adaptable organization without adaptable people, and individuals change only when they have to, or when they want to. — Gary Hamel
Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things. — TS Eliot
Mistakes are part of the game. It’s how well you recover from them that’s the mark of a great player. — Alice Cooper
You never become a howling success just by howling. — Bob Harrington
Each of us has the opportunity to change and grow until our very last breath. Happy Creating. — M.F. Ryan
I’m not the smartest fellow in the world, but I sure can pick smart colleagues. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
The other teams could make trouble for us if they win. — Yogi Berra
The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team. — Phil Jackson
A group is a bunch of people in an elevator. A team is a bunch of people in an elevator, but the elevator is broken! — Bonnie Edelstein
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary. — Vidal Sassoon
Men have never been individually self-sufficient. — Reinhold Niebuhr
The art of life is a constant readjustment to our surroundings. — Kakuzo Okakaura
The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. — Bruce Lee
If at first you don’t succeed, take the tax loss. — Kirk Kirkpatrick
Always forgive your enemies. Nothing annoys them more. — Oscar Wilde
The ratio of We’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team. — Lewis B. Ergen
The higher a monkey climbs, the more you see of its behind. — Joseph Stilwell
So there you have it: A quote to inspire your team for every week of 2017. From all of us at Mavenlink, we wish you a happy, healthy, productive New Year!
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