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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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    Ravi Swamy
    10/280/2012 10/07/2012
    • 5.0
    Awesome Lessons From The Geese
    Amazingly simple lesson from the geese
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      Nancy Stiles
      06/158/2012 06/07/2012
      • 5.0
      Pulling Together
      Love this book. Beautiful, concise, meaningful, helpful, and inspirational.
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        Anonymous
        05/149/2012 05/29/2012
        • 5.0
        Unbelievable ...Great For Teams
        This book is such a great inspiration for teams to follow. I personally gave one book to each of three of my mentors. I know they will truly enjoy this read!!
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          Brenda
          04/95/2012 04/05/2012
          • 5.0
          Pulling Together
          We used Pulling Together to help our team focus and pull together and increase teamwork. It has been fantastic!
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            Anonymous
            04/112/2012 04/22/2012
            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
            • 5.0
            Excellent - Highly Recommend
            This is an excellent book - we bought one for each team member as required reading, then held training. Everyone felt is was very valuable to enhance our attitude about team work and about team bonding.
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