Michael Phelps’ Lesson in Leadership

Tuesday night, Michael Phelps won his 21st Olympic Gold medal (25 medals total) and prevailed over rival swimmer Chad Le Clos of South Africa. While he made history in the pool, what happened behind the scenes created juicy headlines. Like any good rivalry, the history between Phelps and LeClos includes years of sharp words, insults, and both victories and losses. Right before the Olympic showdown, LeClos did his best to get inside Phelps’ head. In the warm up area, Le Clos stood right in front of Phelps while jumping around and shadow boxing. Phelps, whose mental warm up is centered … Read More