As a colleague of Nan’s I sometimes post here about work, life and sometimes both. I’m not much of a sports fan but every March, I am ‘all in’ as the popular phrase touts. March Madness – College Hoops – Bracket Crazy – Going to the Dance; that’s been my passion this month. And, I’ve learned there are many parallels between Sports and today’s workplaces. Like most things, some good, others not so good.
Here are 3 are good ones that come to mind:
Be for Something – So, what does this mean? Being for something requires strength of convictions and a willingness to stand up for them. When you’re for something you are full of passion, taking risks, thinking creatively and solving problems. You’ve see it on the basketball floors at the NCAA tournament. See if you can find it in your workplace? These are your colleagues who are full of ideas, self- motivated, have high energy and making valuable contributions. What do you aspire to bring about at work? Be for something.
A Dose of Discipline – According, to Merriam-Webster – discipline (continue reading →)