It’s hard if not impossible for a team to win when it has no confidence in leadership. The coach, captain, self appointed locker room stump speech maker have to inspire for you to believe you and your teammates can and will win. Self visualization techniques often prove that visioning your success promotes achievement. Leadership is learned. With practice it seems ‘natural’.
Teach yourself the difference between wanting to win and not wanting to lose. Most today simply do not want to lose. In a down economy many of us have l ost a lot. Do not be afraid. Put yourself on the line without fear of losing more.