Monday, February 23, 2015

Who?

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Who’s the most important person on the hockey team? No one. Except maybe the guy who sharpened the skates.

Who’s the most important person on the corporate team? No one. Except maybe the guy who inspects and maintains the company jet.

Who’s the most important person on the synchronized swim team? No one. Except maybe the lifeguard.

Who’s the most important person on your surgical team? No one. Except maybe the person who sterilizes the instruments.

Who’s the most important member of the orchestra? No one. Except maybe fifty first music teachers.

Who’s the most important person on the palliative care team? No one. Except maybe the first responder.

Who’s the most important person on the safari expedition team? No one. Except maybe the person who wrestles snakes for anti-venom?

Who’s the most important person at the anti-bullying foundation? No one. Except maybe the parent who will not accept any excuse for bullying.

Who’s the most important person on the football team? No one. Except maybe the guy who ensures the drunk girl doesn’t get assaulted.

Who’s the most important person on any team? No one. Except maybe you when you know it and you act accordingly. 

4 comments:

Vinny C said...

I think more people need to realize we all can play an important part. There doesn't always have to be a "star" of the show &, as you so aptly pointed out, the real hero isn't always the one standing at the top but the one(s) who helped him up along the way.

Alistair said...

Bang on!

Optimistic Existentialist said...

A true team is greater than the sum of it's parts - teamwork :)

ghost said...

So very true. Grateful for idealists and truthtellers like you.

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