One of the things that I have noticed, in my keen observation, is that it is hard to see what is inside the toothpaste tube unless you squeeze it. Now that seems like a simple statement but just think about that for a moment. Without applying the pressure to the tube, the ingredients remain safely inside protected from the environment. Recently I had the opportunity to witness the leadership skills of a person when everything seemed to go wrong. It was one of those days where it seemed like every turn revealed another problem. What I witnessed was a calm demeanor and control of the situations. I could not help but notice how the team reacted as their leader modeled an attitude that calmed…