Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

It was a while ago, but I heard the saying “teamwork makes the dream work.” I immediately fell in love with it for many reasons. The biggest reason was to gain the understanding your dream cannot be done on your own. I always knew you need a supporting cast, but I was really happy to get it reaffirmed.

After googling to find the author, I discovered Mr. John Maxwell was the creator.

The original quote is, “Teamwork makes the dream work, but a vision becomes a nightmare when the leader has a big dream and a bad team.” Maxwell is known for being an exemplary writer, trainer, and leader. I have a couple of his books. He’s one of many motivational speakers I encourage anyone to follow in my blog, so I’m not surprised when I learned the source. Maxwell is all about the team.

For me, Maxwell’s quote hits home with everything I do. Of course, the media and “successful” people don’t show the multitude of people that had a hand in their work, which is fine. However, it isn’t altogether accurate. All great accomplishments require support. I still believe you have to do the hard work while most are having fun, sleeping or relaxing.

Remember, teamwork makes the dream work all day, every day.

Find Your Greatness,
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Author: nathanwebster
From a US Marine to nonprofit executive director, I've been fortunate to do a lot of stuff. My quick history is I’m a brand marketer with a background in social good. In the process of running a small educational nonprofit, I learned the value of storytelling and digital branding. That’s how I got involve in marketing, websites, consulting via my podcast as well, and being an adjunct business professor at the local community college.
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