My top 10 quotes on teamwork

Many people think that an entrepreneur is someone who operates alone, overcoming challenges and bringing their idea to market through sheer force of personality. This is completely inaccurate. Few entrepreneurs - scratch that - almost nobody ever achieved anything worthwhile without help. To be successful in business, you need to connect and collaborate and delegate – you need teamwork. The fundamental driver of our success at Virgin has, and will always be, our people working together.

To stress the importance having a great team in business, and in life, here are my top 10 quotes on teamwork:

Richard Branson and the Virgin Sport team in New York

10. "Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.”  – Michael Jordan

9. “Teamwork makes the dream work.” – John C. Maxwell

8. "The strength of the team is each member. The strength of each member is the team.” – Phil Jackson

Richard Branson and Australian team members at the Virgin Way Co-Lab

7. “Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable. – Kenyan Proverb

6. “Until all of us have made it, none of us have made it.” – Rosemary Brown

A team members at The Virgin Way Co-Lab

5. "It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed." – Napoleon Hill

4. "Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean." – Ryunosuke Satoro

3. “A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of others.” – Norman Shidle

Richard Branson and Virgin Australia team

2. “Many of us are more capable than some of us, but none of us is as capable as all of us.Earn your leadership every day.” – Tom Wilson

1. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller

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