As we near the launch of our content community platform, that’s on everyone’s minds over here at nDash. Not only have we been able to deliver great content to our clients through our community of freelance writers, but our nDash.com platform would never have reached this point without our community of developers and beta testers.
There’s no shortage of inspiration out there. Leaders talk about teamwork and collaboration, and that often leads to powerful quotes. You might be wondering why information like this is important. The short answer is — when developing a team or working with an existing one, quotes help motivate. What does that mean? When presenting new information or expanding on existing ideas, backing them with an inspirational quote adds fuel.
If you are building up your team now or have one that you already appreciate, here are 20 quotes on community and teamwork to help inspire you:
“Taking the time to build community, to get to know your people will have long-lasting benefits.” Clifton Taulbert @ctaulbert1
“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” Henry Ford
“If you give people an opportunity to be a part of something, they’re going to be proud of what they’ve helped create.” Steve Kamb @SteveKamb
“Individual commitment to a group effort–that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” Vince Lombardi
“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” Helen Keller
“You can never go wrong by investing in communities and the human beings within them.” Pam Moore @pammktgnut
“A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.” Henrik Ibsen
“None of us is as smart as all of us.” Ken Blanchard
“Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.” Stephen Covey @StephenRCovey
“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” Henry Ford
“Unity is strength. . . when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.” Mattie Stepanek
“Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” Ryunosuke Satoro
“A group needs only two things to be a tribe: a shared interest and a way to communicate.” Seth Godin @thisissethsblog
“No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.” -HE Luccock
“We must all hang together or most assuredly we shall all hang separately.” Benjamin Franklin
“Every successful individual knows that his or her achievement depends on a community of persons working together.” Paul Ryan @speakerRyan
“People achieve more as a result of working with others than against them.” Dr. Allan Fromme
“A few harmless flakes working together can unleash an avalanche of destruction.” Justin Sewell
“Strategy is not a solo sport, even if you’re the CEO.” Max McKeown @MaxMcKeown
“Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.” Kenyan Proverb
What Are Your Favorite Quotes?
Now let’s hear from you! We love hearing what you have to say, especially about something we post on our blog. What are your favorite quotes about working together? Do you have a few favorites about team building? We’d love to hear what you have to say — share your favorites on our Twitter or LinkedIn page today!