I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious.
There is much talk about the Midwest weather this weekend as we brace for -40 degrees (F) and more snow. There is even talk that tonight’s National Football League playoff game in Green Bay, Wisconsin could be the second coldest in NFL history. We’ll know if it was by the time this posts Monday morning. So is there a better time to look at the leadership lessons from the coldest game in NFL history that just happened to be played in Green Bay?
The temperature is -13 degrees fahrenheit with a wind chill reported at -48F (-44C). The bitter cold has overwhelmed Lambeau Fields new turf warming system. The playing field is as hard as a rock and as slick as ice. The packers have the ball on the Dallas Cowboys one yard line with just 16 seconds remaining in the National Football League Championship. The coldest game in the history of the NFL comes down to one play….. (continue reading here)