Physical injury is treated more easily than a blow to our ego and can be remedied with a sick day. How do you deal with a lack of confidence outside of a sport context? Hesitation among teammates will inevitably result in missed opportunities. It’s important to make sure that everyone on the team is in a position to succeed. Small successes must be celebrated in an affirming way. I am not talking about patroninzing someone with some kind of meaningless pat on the back. I am talking about not missing the opportunity to celebrate even a small victory that can help build confidence.