What exactly does skydiving and teamwork have in common?
Here are a few quotes to consider:
- Team spirit elevates with a broad-based contribution to the group effort. It’s especially important for the high-performing leader to avoid the situation of one or two people being the only contributors during a meeting. -Teamwork Strategies for High-Level Managers, Andrew J. DuBrin, Ph.D.
- Establishing highly effective and proficient team of professionals who can perform together in an environment of open communication and idea sharing-both internally and externally- is critical. –Christine Corelli
- Becoming skilled at doing more with others may be the single most important thing you can do. –Christopher Avery
Here is a video that shows skydiving and teamwork that can be inspirational!
More Great Quotes about Strong Teamwork
A team is a group of people, contributing their individual knowledge and skills but working together to achieve a common goal/task. -Unknown
For teamwork to work, it must be embraced–in principle and in practice–by everyone in the organization. –Mark Sanborn
Teams work well because individuals often do not have all the knowledge and skills necessary. –Unknown
Neil Armstrong didn’t get to the moon through rugged individualism; there is no such thing as a self-made astronaut. -Jerry Useem, FORTUNE Magazine
Teamwork success is not automatic. –Unknown
4 C’s of Teamwork
“Men work together, whether they work together or apart.” –Robert Frost
In getting good results team leaders become conductor rather than driver, enabling others to play the right music, not by hands-on domination of all decisions and execution, but by providing inspiration, motivation and stimulus. –Robert Heller
Contrary to popular belief, there most certainly is an “I” in “team.” It is the same “I” that appears three times in “responsibility.” ~Amber Harding
We must all hang together or most assuredly we shall hang separately. ~Benjamin Franklin
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. ~Margaret Meade
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
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself. ~Henry Ford