The Game of Work

by Brian Moran

Ready for a pop quiz?

I know you haven’t had time to study, but I’m confident that you’ll pass.  The good news is that there is only one question, here it is: “What would the average American say is more motivating and fun; Work or Sports?”

The answer is obvious – the Super Bowl, Kentucky Derby, March Madness, the World Series and other sporting events draw millions of spectators each year.  How many people showed up last year to cheer on you at work?

Have you ever wondered why sports are so motivating?  In fact, not only are they motivating to the players but also to spectators.  Can you imagine people – fans - coming to watch you work?  Paying for the privilege of seeing you in action.  One of the key reasons sports are stimulating is that in sports we keep score.

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Brian MoranThe Game of Work

The Discipline Virtue

by Brian Moran

Years ago, when I began my business career (carbon dating says that was exactly 1,000 years ago) I recall my best bosses and other successful business people sighting a common trait that was considered essential for success, that trait was discipline.

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Brian MoranThe Discipline Virtue