OK, I confess: I am not a team player – at least, not in the sense that the expression is usually used around an office.
This admission is so burdened with nasty connotations that finding the courage to make it has taken most of my adult life. Nobody ever says so in as many words, but the implication is that something is wrong with you if you are not a team player.
Also, check out what these other writers have to say on this subject!
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