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Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Lombardi on Leadership: "We Will Catch Excellence"

Bart Starr, former Green Bay Packers quarterback, recounted Vince Lombardi's first time addressing the team who had a dismal 1-in-12 record. Lombardi said: "Gentlemen, we are going to relentlessly chase perfection, knowing full well we will not catch it, because nothing is perfect. But we are going to relentlessly chase it, because in the process, we will catch excellence....I am not remotely interested in just being good."

(Source: Parade Magazine February 3, 2008 p. 8)

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