Who Believes in You?

I was reminded about the strength of “belief” during the Olympics this past week as the media reminisced about Kerri Strug’s incredible vault when she stuck her landing on an injured ankle, securing the gold for the USA women’s gymnastics team in 1996.

I love listening to Bela Karolyi’s words to Kerri, “You Can Do It! You Can Do It!” These are very common words, but the passion and intensity in how he said them is incredibly moving. Bela truly believed in Kerri. His belief made her believe!

It’s a game changer when a leader gives and shows their belief in others. (more…)