I was about to jump in with both feet when someone stepped in and gave me some extra information that changed everything. I was about to speak out of frustration when someone encouraged me to take a gentler tone. I was about to make a decision when someone spoke up and shared a different option. I was about to give up when someone showed up to strengthen and encourage me. I was about to hit send, say no, say yes, confront, shrivel up, quit, stay, leave, reconsider, pay, hang up… when someone stepped in and gave me a word, an option, a question, or a viewpoint that I needed. 
This is the power of team. 
This is the genius of friendship. 
This is why we are better off together. 
Don’t do it alone.