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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. You can further remind yourself and your team of the importance of teamwork with the Pulling Together Framed Inspirational Print!

    • 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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    Debbie
    02/45/2015 02/15/2015
    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
    • 5.0
    It's not just honking!
    I have used this book and video with leadership student and adult camps, board,staff and have recommended for other organizations building teams.
      Bottom Line:
      Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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      Doc Cindy
      01/22/2015 01/23/2015
      (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
      • 5.0
      great book
      I am using this to teach the principles of an effective team to a group of students we want to become a strong team. It is very easy for them to understand and begin to apply.
        Bottom Line:
        Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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        Hector Navarrette
        07/184/2014 07/04/2014
        • 5.0
        Highly Recommended
        Really enjoyed watching the CD. My grandson's rowing team won the gold in rowing in national competition. Feel schools and any university coaches could use Pulling Together as a resource or textbook.
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          Geoff
          03/89/2014 03/31/2014
          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
          • 5.0
          Great Book
          I have used the book and DVD at my morning meetings. It is simple but contains a great deal of positive information. The DVD was inspirational and will be used at all of our new employee orientations.
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            Jean Laliberte
            02/46/2014 02/16/2014
            • 2.0
            Good Content
            Not well formatted for iPad reading
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