Originally posted August 9, 2012 on Women’s Center for Leadership
I was impressed by the determination and focus of the US and Canadian women’s teams in the Olympic Women Soccer Semi-finals earlier this week.
What made the biggest impression on me when I watched the game was the display of resiliency on both teams throughout the entire game – after every set-back, injury, questionable call, and penalty kicks. The teams rallied on. These female athletes exemplify resiliency – and it has stuck with me over the past two days.
We have all had career setbacks: projects canceled, employees leave, funding dries up, and on and on. We all have had to adapt and rally.