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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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Dennis Hall
04/98/2011 04/09/2011
  • 5.0
10 Rules for Effective Teams
I manage a financial advisory branch composed of two firms recently merged. I gave all team members a copy of Pulling Together on our first year anniversary. I still see the book proudly and prominently displayed on many desks. Needless to say, it was money well spent and a fabulous tool for team building.
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    Anonymous
    04/101/2011 04/12/2011
    • 5.0
    Pulling Together
    Great book��I have been using the quotes for my monthly "team building" newsletter
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      Anonymous
      10/288/2011 10/16/2011
      • 5.0
      Pulling Together
      As a teacher, I have shown the DVD to my students! This is an awesome book and DVD...I would highly recommend to anyone.
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        R.M. Armstrong
        11/313/2011 11/10/2011
        • 5.0
        Pulling Together
        "Pulling Together" is a highly entertaining, educational, inspirational book on teamwork that takes the reader beyond the simple clich�_. He offers specific, pragmatic, easy to follow steps in order to create successful teams. Whether you are a professional in a high powered corporation, a member of an athletic team, or the leader of a civic committee, I strongly recommend "Pulling Together".
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          Jeanne A. Englehart, CEO
          11/313/2011 11/10/2011
          • 5.0
          Pulling Together
          "In the ten years since I started my business, I have read many business books. Without a doubt, Pulling Together is one of the best."��_
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