captain(船长)这个词是leader(领导)的同义词。从定义上讲，领导者是处于领先地位的人，他们主动出击，为他人指明方向。一个舞蹈队长应该能够快速有效地做出聪明和创造性的决定。舞蹈队都是为了团结。一群特殊的舞者在舞池中翩翩起舞。没有哪一个是出类拔萃的。没有薄弱环节。但是有一个人的工作就是让球队在场上和场下都尽可能强大。成为一名优秀的球员是一回事，但成为一名优秀的队长又是另一回事。很少有人有机会感受到责任的重量和知道自己有所作为的快乐。在我看来，担任任何组织的队长都是一项艰巨的工作。 It’s teaching respect by showing respect. It’s helping 11 girls, including myself, strive and push themselves to be the best dancers I know we all can be. Having the title of captain doesn’t mean being the boss of everyone, being in the front in every dance, or just thinking that the captain should come before everyone else. Captains are the inspiration of the team. They’re the person that everyone on the team looks up too. Being a natural born leader is also a big role of dance team. That means having self-confidence, good communication skills, courage, clear desire to make progress towards a goal, and a fair degree of understanding your fellow teammates. Being a captain requires you to focus on the big picture, doing what’s best for your team even on your worst days. If you’re negative, the team will take on the same attitude, even if everyone else has had a great day. As captain of your dance team, you’ll definitely encounter some sticky situations, like having to confront your friends when they aren’t practicing full-out or telling an injured teammate that she’ll have to sit out a performance. But it’s...