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TED talk on leadership, very true of when our players first observe peer excellence;
http://www.ted.com/talks/derek_sivers_how_to_start_a_movement.html?quote=679

Not related to leadership, but more about the competitive cauldron in which we have entered when moving away from traditional township travel soccer;
NY Times article on why losing is good for you

NSCAA article on mental intensity
http://www.nscaa.com/news/2013/06/abrahams-intensity