52 Inspirational Teamwork Quotes for Every Week of the Year

Jan 16, 2017

52 Inspirational Teamwork Quotes for Every Week of the Year

Your best product is your people. Delivering great work to your clients depends on the team that helps you get there. It’s your job to keep them inspired and engaged. Luckily, there have been many great, famous leaders before us from whom we can borrow inspiration. Make a resolution to kick off your Monday meetings with one of these inspirational teamwork quotes each week of the year!

  1. I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. Florence Nightingale

  2. Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. Zig Ziglar

  3. It’s a very important thing to learn to talk to people you disagree with. Pete Seeger

  4. No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing. Ralph Waldo Emerson

  5. My model for business is The Beatles. They were four guys who kept each other’s kind of negative tendencies in check. They balanced each other and the total was greater than the sum of the parts. That’s how I see business: great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people. Steve Jobs

  6. You don’t get harmony when everybody sings the same note. Doug Floyd

  7. In teamwork, silence isn’t golden. It’s deadly. Mark Sanborn

  8. People are definitely a company’s greatest asset. It doesn’t make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. Mary Kay Ash

  9. If you try and we lose, then it isn’t your fault. But if you don’t try and we lose, then it’s all your fault. Orson Scott Card

  10. There is little success where there is little laughter. Andrew Carnegie

  11. A major reason capable people fail to advance is that they don’t work well with their colleagues. Lee Iacocca

  12. It takes two flints to make a fire. Louisa May Alcott

  13. You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do. Henry Ford

  14. Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion. Michael Jordan

  15. Don’t stay in bed. Unless you can make money in bed. George Burns

  16. People will try to tell you that all the great opportunities have been snapped up. In reality, the world changes every second, blowing new opportunities in all directions, including yours. Ken Hakuta

  17. The nicest thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side. Margaret Carty

  18. The greatest danger a team faces isn’t that it won’t become successful, but that it will, and then cease to improve. Mark Sanborn

  19. Teamwork is the secret that makes common people achieve uncommon results. Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

  20. The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison. JC Penny

  21. I love teamwork. I love the idea of everyone rallying together to help me win. Jarod Kintz

  22. The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team. John Wooden

  23. Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. Thomas Jefferson

  24. Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. — Helen Keller

  25. You do not lead by hitting people over the head. That’s assault, not leadership. Dwight Eisenhower

  26. Disruption isn’t about what happens to you. It’s about how you respond to what happens to you. Jay Samit

  27. The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team. As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven. Knute Rockne

  28. I don’t want yes-men around me. I want everyone to tell the truth, even if it costs them their jobs. Samuel Goldwyn

  29. Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats Howard Aiken

  30. Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all. Abraham Lincoln

  31. If at first you don’t succeed, you are running at about average. MH Alderson

  32. I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles, but today it means getting along with people.Mohandas Ghandi

  33. There is immense power when a group of people with similar interests gets together to work toward the same goals. Idowu Koyenikan

  34. Two men look out through the same bars; one sees mud, and one sees the stars. Frederick Langbridge

  35. 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

  36. You can’t build an adaptable organization without adaptable people, and individuals change only when they have to, or when they want to. Gary Hamel

  37. Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things. TS Eliot

  38. Mistakes are part of the game. It’s how well you recover from them that’s the mark of a great player. Alice Cooper

  39. You never become a howling success just by howling. Bob Harrington

  40. Each of us has the opportunity to change and grow until our very last breath. Happy Creating. M.F. Ryan

  41. I’m not the smartest fellow in the world, but I sure can pick smart colleagues. Franklin D. Roosevelt

  42. The other teams could make trouble for us if they win.Yogi Berra

  43. The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team. Phil Jackson

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

  45. The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary. Vidal Sassoon

  46. Men have never been individually self-sufficient. Reinhold Niebuhr

  47. The art of life is a constant readjustment to our surroundings. Kakuzo Okakaura

  48. The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. Bruce Lee

  49. If at first you don’t succeed, take the tax loss. Kirk Kirkpatrick

  50. Always forgive your enemies. Nothing annoys them more.Oscar Wilde

  51. The ratio of We’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team. Lewis B. Ergen

  52. The higher a monkey climbs, the more you see of its behind. Joseph Stilwell

So there you have it: A quote to inspire your team for every week of 2017. From all of us at Mavenlink, we wish you a happy, healthy, productive New Year! 

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Editors Note: The original version of this post was published in December, 2015 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. 
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