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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.

    In Pulling Together, author John J. Murphy presents the ten rules for high-performance teams in an engaging way that will inspire and motivate team building in your organization. These rules are further illustrated in "Lessons from the Geese", a powerful story about teamwork in nature. Take your team building even further with Revolutionize Teamwork!

    • Details:
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Trim Size: 6.5" x 6.5"
    • Page Count: 96
    • eBook Format: .epub

    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, 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. His quick-reads include Habits Die Hard, Half-Full, Leading with Passion, Leapfrogging the Competition, Pulling Together and Stepping Up. Additional books include Beyond Doubt: Four Steps to Inner Peace; Reinvent Yourself: A Lesson in Personal Leadership; Agent of Change: Leading a Cultural Revolution; 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 58 reviews)

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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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      Cynthia Green
      04/94/2011 04/05/2011
      • 5.0
      Totally Recommend This Book!
      Pulling Together is the go-to guide book if your team is struggling with becoming teammates or need a boost. It opened my eyes to behaviors that I can see not only in myself, but others around me. Such a positive and thought provoking tome. I would recommend this book to not only working folks, but also to family members who are challenged in being a teammate to their loved ones.
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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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          04/94/2011 04/05/2011
          • 5.0
          Great Rules and Tips
          "Pulling Together" is a great mini-book and an easy, fast read. The "10 Rules for High Performance Teamwork" are simple, yet So Important! This book should be given to each team member at Every level of your organizations. It's not only about leading a team, but also BEING a part of a team. Great Book!
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            Donna Brooks
            04/94/2011 04/05/2011
            • 5.0
            Pulling Together
            Right on target!
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