For the past few weeks, my daughter and I have been anxiously awaiting the start of the 2012 Summer Olympics. Hearing, the common phrase of “All eyes will be on London as the Olympics begin,” makes us pause in front of the TV. I do not have any athletic talent and balance is a skill I struggle with even on a good day. So, I’m amazed with the incredible skill of all these athletes, especially the gymnasts.
As these exceptional athletes come together in one place and I learn of their different backgrounds and personal stories, I am aware of something we do have in common – two titleless leader behaviors: determination and discipline. (continue reading →)