Tag: team dynamics
I recently asked a CEO who is a good friend of mine, “What are you doing for Black History Month?”
It’s easy to give a gift to your boss or someone you’ve signed a business contract with, but what about the person who’s helping you through it all, regardless of your success or failure? What about your assistant, mail carrier, receptionist, yoga instructor, or the garbage collector you see every week?
It was my day off, in the season when we eventually won the Super Bowl, and I was playing with my kids. Enjoying my life. In the middle of family time, I got a phone call from a friend who said, “Man I just heard you got benched.”
He put both fists on my chest and drove me back towards the quarterback. F*ck. I messed up and it was my fault. A player from the other team had given me a bull rush in the last preseason game of the year. All of a sudden — WHAM! — my guard comes and knocks…