If Teamwork is your top strength, you excel as a member of a group. You are a loyal and dedicated teammate, you always do your share, and you work hard for the success of your group.

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Virtue Category

Teamwork falls under the virtue category of Justice. Justice describes strengths that make life fair. They are broadly interpersonal and describe the best interaction between the individual and a group or community.

Key Concepts

Teamwork is closely related to 3 other concepts:

  • Citizenship: responsibility toward one's community
  • Loyalty: unwavering trust for a group
  • Patriotism: loyalty toward one's homeland/nation without hostility toward other nations.

The Marshmallow Challenge and Teamwork

Teamwork In Action

Teamwork Motto

Work side-by-side with others.

Exercises for Boosting Teamwork

  • Volunteer for activities such as serving as a Big Brother or Big Sister or constructing a Habitat for Humanity house.
  • Help someone close to you set a goal and then periodically check on their progress.
  • Start a book club with family members, friends or colleagues. Schedule a time to meet and discuss the selected books.

Examples of Teamwork


  • The Way Back
  • As it is in Heaven
  • Joyeux Noel/Merry Christmas
  • Act of Valor
  • The Grapes of Wrath
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  • Imagine - John Lennon
  • We are the World - Michael Jackson, et al
  • We are Family - Sister Sledge
  • The Rising - Bruce Springsteen
  • People Get Ready - Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions
  • When It Don't Come Easy - Patty Griffin
  • Be True to Your School - The Beach Boys
  • Wild Horses - Rolling Stones

Where Does Teamwork Fall In Your Strengths Profile?

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