Leadership

17 powerful team building quotes

30th August 2017 · 3 min read

Teambuilding

Keeping your team focused and motivated is a challenge all leaders face. At Perdoo, we often share team building quotes that provide interesting insights or fresh new views on the common challenges we face every day at work.

We’ll usually share these through our team Slack channel. Sometimes they’re fun, others are thought-provoking. Now that we’ve amassed quite a collection, we thought we’d share them with you as text and images. We hope they raise a smile and cause pause for thought.

Feel free to share the images below.

It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do. – Steve Jobs

ASAP is inflationary. It devalues any request that doesn’t say ASAP. Before you know it the only way to get anything done is to put the ASAP sticker on it. – Jason Fried

When you rock the boat, there will be waves. Resist the urge to panic or make rapid changes in response. If you ride out the first rocky week, things usually calm down. – David Heinemeier Hansson

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

Business is a team sport. – Greg Brenneman

Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success. – Henry Ford

I can’t but we can. – Anonymous

None of us is as smart as all of us.” – Ken Blanchard

A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle. – Japanese Proverb

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

It takes both sides to build a bridge. – Fredrik Nael

A group is a bunch of people in an elevator. A team is also a bunch of people in an elevator, but the elevator is broken! – Bonnie Edelstein

A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t want to go, but ought to be. – Rosalynn Carter
Collaborate with people you can learn from – Pharrell Williams

We find comfort among those who agree with us. Growth among those who don’t. – Anonymous

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

A boat doesn’t go forward if each one is rowing their own way. – Swahili Proverb

Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success - Henry Ford A single arrow is easily broken but not ten in a bundle - Japanese Proverb A boat doesn't go forward if each one is rowing their own way - Swahili Proverb  A group is a bunch of people in an elevator. A team is also a bunch of people in an elevator, but the elevator is broken! - Bonnie Edelstein It takes both sides to build a bridge - Frederik Nael

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