Compiled by Mia Inderbitzin

First it is necessary to stand on your own two feet. But the minute a man finds
himself in that position, the next thing he should do is reach out his arms.
— Kristin Hunter

Networking is not a numbers game. The idea is not to see how many people you can meet;
the idea is to compile a list of people you can count on.
— Harvey Mackay

The successful networkers I know, the ones receiving tons of referrals and feeling truly happy about themselves, continually put the other person’s needs ahead of their own.
— Bob Burg

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
— Margaret Mead

The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession.
— Mark Twain

The life that no longer trusts another human being and no longer forms ties to the political community is not a human life any longer.
— Martha Nussbaum

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
— Brian Tracy

Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labor. For if they fall, one will lift up his companion, but woe to him who is alone when he falls, for he has no one to help him up.
—Ecclesiastes 4:9

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
— Michael Jordan

What you know is important. Who you know is important. But it’s the depth and power of those relationships that are the currency in today’s economy. And your primary relationship is with the creator.
— Chris Gross

You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others, who think that the world owes them a living. They don’t seem to see that we must all lift together and pull together.
— Henry Ford

He who wished to secure the good of others, has already secured his own .
— Confucius

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision; the ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
— Andrew Carnegie

The greater the loyalty of a group, the greater is the motivation among the members to achieve the goals of the group and the greater the probability that the group will achieve its goals.
— Rensis Likert

Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
—Anaïs Nin

More business decisions occur over lunch and dinner than at any other time, yet no MBA courses are given on the subject.
— Peter Drucker

Informal conversation is probably the oldest mechanism by which opinions on products and brands are developed, expressed and spread.
— Johan Arndt

The best leads are those that are referred to you by satisfied customers.
— Scott Kramnick

The most powerful words you can use in asking for referrals are, “I need your help.” If you’ve served your customer, referral alliance or prospect well, if you’ve built rapport and trust, then he or she will be happy to give you referrals. You just have to ask.
— Bill Gates