It's Friday, so let's keep it light - and since it's football season, let's learn from the great leaders of the gridiron.
Today's lesson is from the book of Jim Mora Sr. You know him as the dad of Jim Mora Jr. (UCLA head Coach) and the famous subject of his "Playoffs?" post-game press conference.
If you stopped with that clip, you'd be good to go. But you'd be under-estimating the catalog of Jim Mora Sr.
I've got three clips for you to use in your next training session for managers (email subscribers, click through for video), ordered by hot, then spicy - and of course, ending with fire. Note - these get gradually NSFW, so if you don't like a little language, don't listen. If you do like a little language, please use headphones:
1. The Real Jim Mora Protects a member of his team. Nothing makes your people love you like protecting them when you have a bad day. Watch Jim Mora Sr. and learn kids:
2. The real Jim Mora hows how to answer questions about "how's that big project going" without giving up anything that could be held against him, while still letting you know that's its actually going s##ty and no one is safe:
3. And the grand finale - Jim Mora Sr. picks a fight with a internal rival and attempts to make him the bad guy by jumping on the guy's use of phraseology - rightness indignation with just a hint of aggression to perfection. The best of them all, but highly NSFW.
Learn from the best kids. Like your mom and dad, they don't make them like the real Jim Mora anymore.
I'm declaring today Jim Mora Sr. day. He's a national treasure we must preserve at all costs!