What are the explosive characteristics of people in organizations? What causes many organizations to fail?
Teamwork can be positive and it can also be negative.
The video below shows 13 explosive and negative characteristics of team members that are counter-productive to any teamwork effort.
Postive Quotes for Team Development
“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” –Michael Jordan
“I’ve always found that the speed of the boss is the speed of the team.” –Lee Iacocca
“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
“You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others, who think that the world owes them a living. They don’t seem to see that we must all lift together and pull together.” –Henry Ford
“Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” –Vince Lombardi
“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” –Andrew Carnegie
“The greater the loyalty of a group toward the group, the greater is the motivation among the members to achieve the goals of the group, and the greater the probability that the group will achieve its goals.” –Rensis Likert
“I don’t believe in team motivation. I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it will have the necessary confidence when it steps on a field and be prepared to play a good game.” –Tom Landry
“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
“It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.” –Sandra Swinney
“He who wished to secure the good of others, has already secured his own.” –Confucius
“The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say ‘I.’ And that’s not because they have trained themselves not to say ‘I.’ They don’t think ‘I.’ They think ‘we’; they think ‘team.’ They understand their job to be to make the team function. They accept responsibility and don’t sidestep it, but ‘we’ gets the credit…. This is what creates trust, what enables you to get the task done.” –Peter Drucker