“Individual commitment to a group effort, that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” – Vince Lombardi
Teams need inspiration and positive reinforcement in order for success. One of the most obvious teams in society is a sports team. They work together to achieve a common goal and are inspired by a coach.
This week’s team bonding quote about working together comes from one of the greatest coaches in the history of football: Vince Lombardi. Most people recognize his name because every year the winner of the Super Bowl receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy, named after the man himself. However, he definitely earned the right to have his name remembered forever.
Lombardi is most known for coaching the Green Bay Packers and leading them to victory in the two first Super Bowls in the 1966 and 1967 football seasons. Before the Super Bowl was the Super Bowl, Lombardi led his team to three NFL Championship wins. During his time, he also coached the New York Giants and Washington Redskins. Many critics consider him the best and most successful coach in NFL history, and he was enshrined into the Hall of Fame in 1971.
Lombardi believed in dependence.
He thought that a triumphant football team leaned on one another for support and strength – working together. This feeling of “oneness” allowed his teams to unify and perform to the best of their abilities. This is also true with companies, societies, and civilizations. Having the trust and assurance that your teammates will pick you up and help you when you fall creates an environment that is both caring and triumphant.
Was there a time at work when you felt you could not do something without your coworkers – working together?
We would love to hear your stories about how you depend on one another for support! Check back for more team building quotes each week and let us know which ones motivate you.
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Team building exercises with PowerPoints and icebreakers are great. But if you really want your team to come together than blurting off odd facts probably won’t cut it. When you’re looking to get your corporate team out of the office and interacting with each other, check out these 9 Best Team Building Activities in Atlanta.
As per the season, the TeamBonding team celebrated the holidays with a bang. Each year, the entire TeamBonding team kicks off the holidays with our annual holiday party. It’s always a new activity or adventure we haven’t done before. It gets hard trying to come up with new fun things to do and one-upping the year before. We try to do different activities each time and this year was no different. For our big surprise this year, we went to The Studio Kitchen at Kingston Collection in Kingston, MA.
Welcome to the new and improved TeamBonding site! We are excited to announce the launch of TeamBonding’s newly designed website. We hope you like our new site which was designed with our new slogan “Where Work Meets Play” in mind. We streamlined it to be more user-friendly and reflective of our company values. The site is compatible with tablets and smartphones, making it easy for you to keep in touch on-the-move.
When you’re making your New Year’s resolutions, keep in mind what you achieved in the past year, both positives and negatives. The truth is, while we can make as many New Year’s resolutions as we want, they won’t come to fruition if you don’t actually have the motivation and care to.
Last Week TeamBonding Celebrated Giving Tuesday in a Big Way! David and Wendy Goldstein, the owners of TeamBonding, decided to encourage donations by matching every staff member’s individual donation. As a result of David and Wendy’s generosity, and the generosity of our incredible team, we were able to raise $2,000 for a variety of charities. It was a heartwarming display of kindness and collaboration from the TeamBonding crew and their leaders. Our team explains why they gave to their chosen charities below.
I’m Michael Carroll – business enthusiast, student and currently TeamBonding marketing and sales intern. This fall as part of my internship I will be focusing on increasing SEO traffic and analyzing sales processes. In my posts, I’m going to be sharing some of my young, but wise expertise and bringing you behind the scenes. I’ll be posting blogs on what goes on during these activities while using my observations to share my experiences. This time team building came to TeamBonding with ice sculpting.
This year TeamBonding celebrated Thanksgiving with our very own Teamsgiving hosted by David and Wendy Goldstein, the owners of TeamBonding. As you can probably imagine, things can get a bit busy in the TeamBonding offices. From facilitating events all over the country to developing a new and improved website, we have our hands full. In the spirit of the holiday season, we decided to take a step back and give thanks to our incredible team with a Teamsgiving celebration. Check out some of the highlights below:
Sure, Halloween is for trick-or-treating and dressing your kids up in cute costumes, but we think the adults deserve a treat too! It’s National Pumpkin Day and we’re bringing you three creative ways to incorporate pumpkins into your next grown-up party!
I’m Joyce Ngo – public relations enthusiast, student, and currently TeamBonding marketing intern. This summer as part of my internship I will be focusing on social media and bringing the experience of the events and programs we do to the mass public from my perspective. You’ll get a behind the scenes view of what happens before the event and the preparation that goes into it. I’ll be posting blog posts about my observations and experience at each event. Basically, you’ll get to see what Joyce the Intern sees, no fluff. This week I went to a Versagility event.
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