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At 09:41 AM 2/3/00 , Anthony Markatos wrote:
>"Pity the team that needs heros."
>Tony Markatos responds:
>I totally agree; however, in the "real" world, does anything else exist? I
>truely wish so! However, at work, in volunteer organizations (STC is a REAL
>good example), and in church; I always see the same - about 2% of the people
>are problem solvers, the rest are just along for the ride.
>(tonymar -at- hotmail -dot- com)
Sure 2% of every organization may be the problem solvers (I'd guess my home STC
may have 10%), but how many organizations do you belong to? More of the
membership may have greater involvement in other groups. You can't give your
all to everything.