TEAM WORK

is the ability to come together and work efficiently as a group.

“Society is joint action and cooperation in which each participant sees the other partner's success as a means for the attainment of his own.”

Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973);
Austrian School Economist

“Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945);
32nd U.S. President

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

African Proverb

“Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”

Vincent "Vince" Lombardi (1913-1970);
athletic coach

“When two are of one mind, their strength can cut gold.”

Chinese Proverb

“There never were, in the world, two opinions alike, no more than two hairs, or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity.”

Michel Yquem de Montaigne (1533-1592);
essayist, author

“Don't worry so much about your self- esteem. Worry more about your character. Integrity is its own reward.”

Dr. Laura Schlessinger (born 1947);
Radio host, author

“Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together. ”

Robert Redford (born 1936);
Actor, producer, director, environmentalist

“We are like pieces in a jigsaw puzzle. We are all unique, and have our own special place in the puzzle of the universe. Without each of us, the puzzle is incomplete. ”

Rod Williams musician

“Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”

Vincent "Vince" Lombardi (1913-1970);
athletic coach

“Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”

Vincent "Vince" Lombardi (1913-1970);
athletic coach

“Only connect.”

E. M. Forster (1879-1970);
novelist, essayist

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Messi

He's my hero!!!!

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Koala

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went out to play baseball when sick.
jtschrott 6 months ago from gainesville

This is great! I just love this website!
Jennessa over 1 year ago from OK

I agree.
shalavion over 1 year ago from tates creek

Teamwork is the blending of ingredients to make something.
Bruce Willingham about 2 years ago from Warner Robins

When you work togther its always easier
Baily taylor about 3 years ago from Kemp,TX

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