Sarah Thomas

Looking for teamwork quotes to inspire your team?

Try out one of these teamwork quotes to get your team motivated and ready to tackle any project. Use a quote to begin or end a meeting, or send it out as daily encouragement to your team.

Teamwork Quotes


“No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.” – H.E. Luccock

Alone, you can create music. But a fuller, deeper sound happens when many musicians play together – just like a team! And like any good orchestra, you need a great conductor to lead.


“Collaboration allows teachers to capture each other’s fund of collective intelligence.” – Mike Schmoker

When teachers work together as a team, they have access to years of education and experience all at once. Teachers all benefit when they work together as a team.


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

Having the best and the brightest on your team is great but not as important as how well the individuals work together. See how well your team communicates using our assessment.


“When you hand good people possibility, they do great things.” – Biz Stone

Having good people on your team results in endless possibilities!


“A successful team is a group of many hands and one mind.” – Bill Bethel

Getting your team to think as a unit (team cognition) is the secret to having success.


“One piece of log creates a small fire, adequate to warm you up, add just a few more pieces to blast an immense bonfire, large enough to warm up your entire circle of friends; needless to say, that individuality counts but teamwork dynamites.” – Jin Kwon

Working together garners exponential results!


“Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Having several people think about the same concept broadens your perspective – which allows your ideas to grow. Communicate with your team frequently to harness this power.


“A team is not a group of people who work together. It is a group of people who trust each other.” — Simon Sinek

Trust is the foundation for any team. Go beyond the common trust that we extend to each other and practice being vulnerable with your team to build relationships.


“Without trust, we don’t truly collaborate; we merely coordinate, or, at best, cooperate. It is trust that transforms a group of people into a team.” – Stephen Covey

Collaboration is how teams get things accomplished. Encourage collaboration by giving frequent and thoughtful workplace recognition to your team members.


“No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team.” – Reid Hoffman

The synergy created through teamwork outperforms individuals every day!


“Teamwork divides the task and multiplies the success.” — Unknown

By working together, your share responsibilities and accomplishments. Hone your teambuilding skills to increase your success.

While teamwork quotes are fun to motivate your team, you need to dig deeper to be successful. Discover a new way to understand your team using our unique, comprehensive assessment.

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