No crying in baseball

By Kevin on February 10, 2009 in Uncategorized

During these rough economic times it’s helpful to remember Tom Hanks’ encouragement to Geena Davis in the movie “A League of Their Own.”

It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard everybody would do it.
The “hard” is what makes it great.
And 20 years ago I worked briefly in the clinical research department of a major pharmaceutical company. The VP of the group was well liked and respected by all. When things got really crazy, which was often, he would remind us, “This is just another opportunity to show excellence.

How are you rallying your troops? Are you showing excellence?


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