The true quarterback of the New England Patriots was the coach. He threw at his team one idea at half-time that fundamentally shifted the game.
“The Falcons are not going to beat us, with just a 23 point lead.” With just two words “not” and “just” he stated what he believed for his team.
Most leaders wouldn’t have responded this way. Bill’s real message was: This game is far from over. I have confidence that we are going to beat these guys.
The best leaders remind their team of their abilities and potential when they need it the most.
Inc. | Without Confidence, There is No Leadership
HuffingtonPost | Why Great Leaders Say Yes First
Forbes | How Leaders Should Say No at Work
TED | The Power of Believing You Can Improve: Carol Dweck
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