Favorite Quotations ~  Teamwork & Synergism, 3 Good to Great

"Rewards should go to teams as a whole." ~ Tom Peters

A few honest men are better than numbers. ~ Oliver Cromwell

Essential to teamwork is trust. ~ Robert H. Waterman

You would rather work with somebody than for somebody. H. Ross Perot

Somehow every organization must make room for inner-directed, obstreperous, creative people, sworn enemies of route and the status quo, always ready to upset the applecart by thinking up new and better ways of doing things. ~ Hyman G. Rickover

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

I think any player will tell you that individual accomplishments help your ego, but if you don't win, it makes for a very, very long season. It counts more that the team has played well. ~ David Robinson

A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide. ~ Mickey Mantle

Personally I have never been able to understand why the head of a big business, whether it be the Nation, the State or the Army, or Navy should not desire to have very strong and positive people under him. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

Some people believe you win with your five best players, but I found you win with the five who fit together best. ~ Red Auerbach

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