CHARACTER - The aggregate of features and traits that form the individual nature of a person or thing 2. Qualities of honesty, fortitude, etc.; integrity 3. Reputation
“Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.” - Vince Lombardi
COMMITTMENT- The act of committing. 2. The state of being committed. 3. The act of committing, pledging, or engaging oneself.
“Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work.” Vince Lombardi
COMPETENCE- is the ability of an individual to perform a job properly
“You’ve got to be ready for the fastball.” – Ted Williams, baseball player
COURAGE- the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery.
“There’s no substitute for guts”. - Paul Bear Bryant
DETERMINATION- the act of coming to a decision or of fixing or settling a purpose.
“It does not matter how many times you get knocked down, but how many times you get up.” – Vince Lombardi, football coach
HONESTY- truthfulness, sincerity, or frankness.
“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” - Thomas Jefferson
HUMILITY- the quality or condition of being humble; modest opinion or estimate of one's own importance, rank, etc.
“You must sacrifice, train, do everything possible to put yourself in a position to win. But if you consider second or third a failure, I feel sorry for you.” – Joe Falcon, runner
INTEGRITY- Adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty.
“I love the winning, I can take the losing. But most of all, I love to play.” – Boris Becker, tennis player
ROLE MODEL - A person whose behavior, example, or success is or can be emulated by others, especially by younger people.
“Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating...too often fathers neglect it because they get so caught up in making a living they forget to make a life.” - John Wooden
SERVICE - An act of helpful activity; help; aid: to do someone a service.
“There is no cause half so sacred as the cause of a people. There is no idea so uplifting as the idea of the service of humanity.” - Woodrow Wilson
VISION- The act or power of sensing with the eyes; sight. 2. The act or power of anticipating that which will or may come to be: prophetic vision; the vision of an entrepreneur.
“Vision without action is a dream. Action without vision is simply passing the time. Action with Vision is making a positive difference. Joel Barker
WISDOM- the quality or state of being wise; knowledge of what is true or right coupled with just judgment as to action; sagacity, discernment, or insight.
“When you want to win a game, you have to teach. When you lose a game, you have to learn.” – Tom Landry, football coach