Watching the Olympics makes me marvel at the mental toughness of Olympic athletes. During this year's Olympics, a seriously injured gymnast was interviewed while being carried off on a stretcher. Instead of being depressed about missing his chance to medal this year, he shifted his focus to the future and said he was determined to come back.
We also saw medal winners be completely astounded they had medaled. We saw athletes fall in track races, pick themselves up and finish the race.
How do Olympic athletes develop the mental toughness to perform to this level? What can we as leaders of businesses, nonprofits (and families) learn from these amazing athletes?
Here are some traits that we can embrace and develop to move our leadership to a gold medal:Continue Reading