The Heart of a Team.

Danny and his teammates never give up. On November 4, fourteen months after 17 year old Danny Deitz received a heart transplant, he caught a touchdown pass for Simsbury High School. After a 0-4 start to the season, that game brought the team to 4-4. However, what’s truly remarkable is the touchdown wasn’t just a victory for Danny and his family, it was a celebration for his teammates, coaches, fans and medical team. I encourage you to watch the 1 minute video at

Now think about your team at work. Are the accomplishments of others celebrated? Does it encourage others to improve and succeed? These young men can teach us all lessons. For me, their genuine caring for a teammate is something I will never forget. If you have a great team story, I’d love to hear it.