“Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.” – Stephen Covey
Team Building Quotes
The right one can fire up a crowd or illicit an array of emotions. A great quote has the ability to encapsulate an idea in a poetic fashion. A great quote can inspire one to action to get the job done.
This week’s team building quote comes from Stephen Covey, who was a leader in his industry and probably best known for his book, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The quote here comes from habit #6, synergy. Independence is something we are molded to possess as we grow, but when it comes to team building, interdependence is the trait that will serve your team best, especially during any number of our team building events.
Covey believed that 1+1=3 or more.
When two or more forces are united, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Isn’t that true for running a successful business? When all of your human capital is correctly and strategically placed the business will thrive.
Interdependence and synergy can really start to happen for a group when they are focused on fun. The stress and pressure of the daily work grind can really be removed and allow for the employees to exercise their valuable skills in a playful fashion. This will translate to better quality of work and higher satisfaction over time.
What are some of your favorite team building quotes?
Do you have any tips on how to help a team combine their efforts for maximum success? We would love to hear about it! Check back for more team building quotes each week.
It’s one thing to create an atmosphere of trust and a feeling of camaraderie between employees when they’re all in the same building 40 or so hours a week.
Company culture is becoming a more important aspect of the workplace. Now more than ever, companies are going all out to provide a wonderful experience for their employees. The focus has shifted to making sure they’re happy, engaged and having fun at work. After all, it’s a big factor when choosing where to work. Having fun is key to effectively managing and improving employees’ productivity as it contributes directly to your company culture. It also improves teamwork, builds better trusting relationships and can help increase retention rates.
Know each other as people, not just professionals. We’re all so much more than our job titles. We have interests that may have drawn each of us to our roles and help us excel within them. There are easy team building icebreaker activities for work that will help you and your team bond and get to know each other as more than just your role in the office. (more…)
Team building games and ice breaker activities for adults can keep your team bonded throughout the year. Get started with this simple DIY team building exercise. EXERCISE GOAL: Participants will gain a deeper understanding of themselves and those around them through ice breaker activities. (more…)
Many people are working longer and harder, thinking that this will solve the problem of an ever-increasing workload. But they are still falling behind, becoming chronically overwhelmed, and burning out. Work is where we spend much of our time. (more…)
As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, you’re looking forward to holiday celebrations and enjoying the company of others. Did you know that legend says that each leaf of the clover means something: the first is for hope, the second for faith, the third for love and the fourth for luck?
United we stand. Divided we fall. Some of the strongest bonds are forged in the face of challenge and adversity. War, economic collapse, social protests—these circumstances bring people all different backgrounds, from different walks of life; in ways that they might never have met. However, not all bonds are forged on challenge alone. Sometimes teams find their foundations in activities that combine fitness, competition, and good-humored fun.
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