682: The Wisdom of Vince Lombardi
“Gentlemen, this is a football”
A lot can be learned about someone from how they respond to challenges and loss. Vince Lombardi, one of the greatest American football coaches of all time, once took a brutal loss in the Superbowl. In the following weeks, people watched his reaction- would he change everything? Burn it to the ground and rebuild? Or would he press on with his old ways? Vince Lombardi decided to step back and focus on the basics. He had some of the most talented football players in the world on his team, and he emphasized the bare bones basics.