The Skill to Lead

Leadership: “Absolute identity with one’s cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership.” — Woodrow Wilson What is Leadership? Jeffrey Barrow defined leadership as “the behavioral process of influencing individuals and groups towards set goals”.  As an athlete, … Continued

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Building Grit

Grit: “perseverance and passion for long-term goals.” — Angela Duckworth (the godmother of grit) Before we discuss how to build grit in ourselves, in our teammates, and in our children, let’s continue to refine what grit, actually is (and isn’t). Resilience … Continued

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Roger Federer: Calm Under Pressure

This is Federer’s seventh Wimbledon title, sharing the record with Pete Sampras. While some might credit his win to experience or practice or fitness, it was his mental toughness that made the difference.

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