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“Exactly what I had in mind to help build a winning team.”–Laine Nelson

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“Great discoveries and achievements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds.” ~ Alexander Graham Bell

At the center of every high-performance team is a common purpose—a mission that rises above and beyond each of the individual team members. To be successful, the team’s interests and needs come first. This requires “we-opic” vision (“What’s in it for we?”), a challenging step up from the common “me-opic” mind-set.

Pulling Together captures the essence of teamwork. It takes what can be a complex topic and presents the ten rules in a way that anyone can understand. If you have each member of your team read it, and then discuss how each rule applies to your organization, your chances of “pulling together” will be greatly improved!

Author John J. Murphy presents the ten rules for high-performance teams in an engaging way that every person in your organization can understand. John is a highly recognized author, speaker and management consultant who has helped some of the world’s leading organizations create environments that value and reward teamwork. He has also appeared on over 400 radio and television stations and his work has been featured in 50 newspapers nationwide.

Mac Anderson had this to say: “John Murphy has written a classic on the number one key to any organization’s success…Pulling Together. Every person in your company should read it.”

  • Details:
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Trim Size: 6.5" x 6.5"
  • Page Count: 96
  • Video Run Time: 3 mins 11 secs
  • eBook Format: .epub
  • Audio Format: mp3
  • Audio Run Time: 47 mins

Free Discussion Guides

Are you using Pulling Together as part of your next training event or team meeting? Our free leader’s discussion guide is the perfect companion to the book and movie, and will help you get the most of your event. Included are discussion points and questions that will help your team focus on:

  • Identifying the characteristics of a strong team
  • Understanding the principles that help build high-performance teams
  • Learning how open communication, acceptance of mistakes, and commitment to excellence are all critical for teams to perform at their highest levels.
  • And more...

About Author

JOHN J. MURPHY is a highly recognized author, speaker and management consultant. Drawing on a diverse collection of team experiences as a corporate manager, consultant and collegiate quarterback, John has appeared on over 400 radio and television stations and his work has been featured in over 50 newspapers nationwide.

As founder and president of Venture Management Consultants (www.venturemanagementconsultants.com), John specializes in creating high performance team environments, teaching leadership and team development, and leading team kaizen events. He has trained thousands of “change agents” from over 50 countries and helped some of the world’s leading organizations design and implement positive change.

John is also a critically-acclaimed author and sought-after speaker. Among his other books are: Beyond Doubt: Four Steps to Inner Peace; Reinvent Yourself: A Lesson in Personal Leadership; Agent of Change: Leading a Cultural Revolution; Pulling Together: The Power of Teamwork; Get a Real Life: A Lesson in Personal Empowerment; and The Eight Disciplines: An Enticing Look Into Your Personality.

What Readers are Saying

Average Rating:
4.9 (based on 54 reviews)

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Anonymous
02/53/2011 02/23/2011
  • 5.0
Great for Schools
I am a 6th grade team leader and our principle gave each team leader this book to drive home the importance of working together as a team to make our schools better. I highly recommend it!
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    Angel Lee
    02/55/2011 02/25/2011
    • 5.0
    Great Book
    This is a refreshing look at how teams can work together and accomplish great things. I wish every company and organization would put these principles into practice!
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      Anonymous
      03/66/2011 03/08/2011
      • 5.0
      Highly Recommended
      This book is exactly what our department is needing. And we can't wait to see the results.
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        Anonymous
        03/66/2011 03/08/2011
        • 5.0
        Highly Recommended
        This book is exactly what our department is needing. And we can't wait to see the results.
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          M. Stewart
          04/94/2011 04/05/2011
          • 5.0
          Great Find!
          Great book for first time managers or for leaders who need to pull a team who is drifting apart, back in! DVD was excellent.
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