Got Mo? Building The Magic of Momentum

It was halftime at one of my daughter’s 8th grade basketball games, and to say things weren’t looking good would have been an understatement.

Truth be told, the first half was brutal. Our girls just couldn’t get it together. They missed their shots. They struggled to rebound. They couldn’t find their mojo! I hoped that after a quick pep talk and some strategic planning  in the locker room they’d return refreshed and re-inspired for the second half.

And they did. It didn’t take much. First it was a steal. Next, a layup and a foul shot. Before we knew it our girls found their mojo, and our team advanced to the next round of the tournament.

Momentum. Mojo. The Big Mo.

Whatever you call it, this funny yet powerful factor is a leader’s best friend. (more…)