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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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  • more than 1 year(s)
08/223/2017 08/12/2017
  • 5.0
Highly Recommended
Excellent message and illustrations.
    Bottom Line:
    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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    tpeeknh
    • more than 3 month(s)
    06/152/2018 06/02/2018
    • 5.0
    Great for Individual Growth as well as Team Growth
    I originally purchased a newer updated version of the book and was disappointed in that edition. I then found this book here on the website. I really enjoy the pictures, the quotes, the message of the book. The disc is an added bonus as are the downloadable questions for a group discussion.
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      Kelly Springsteed
      04/94/2011 04/05/2011
      • 4.0
      Pulling Together
      Great help in coaching teamwork and unity.
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        Sharon Durbin
        04/97/2011 04/08/2011
        • 4.0
        Pulling Together
        Great for inspiring your Team Members. Looking forward to reading other books from Murphy.
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          Mark Warren
          09/258/2011 09/16/2011
          • 4.0
          Pulling Together
          For as much interest as teamwork and team-building generates, this book was particularly timely for me. Of all the stories and examples it contains, the story of the geese rings with so many people I speak to! It's wonderful, true (so they say) and timeless. Thanks.
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