Effective teamwork is one of the most important characteristics of a business, charity organization, volunteer group or congregation. Team members should be comfortable working with each others in order to give their best skills to whatever they do.
- Asking the Right Questions
- Being Curious of the Skills of Other People
- Encouraging Motivation for Change and Action
- Putting Aside Your Own Personal Agenda
How are you doing as a team leader?
A Few Good Quotes on Teamwork
“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
No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
A snowflake is one of God’s most fragile creations, but look what they can do when they stick together! ~Author Unknown
Teamwork is the quintessential contradiction of a society grounded in individual achievement. ~Marvin Weisbord
Team members who feel threatened but who are not aware of it become rigid — and that stops teamwork. ~Will Schutz
A team is more than a collection of people. It is a process of give and take. ~Barbara Glacel & Emile Robert Jr.