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What’s Hot. What’s Not. Work and Sports Behaviors Edition.

What’s Hot. What’s Not. Work and Sports Behaviors Edition.

by Frank Roche on June 30, 2010

in Culture, Performance

There’s a lot to learn from good and bad sportsmanship, just by watching our heroes. Apply this to work and you can get ahead or get left behind.

1. Meeting expectations vs. Not meeting expectations

Thus far, Brazil has met all expectations during the World Cup. Italy, defending champs, didn’t even make it to the second round.

2. Celebrating successes vs. Being a bad winner

Bill Clinton, U.S. President #42, celebrated the U.S.A. World Cup win with the team in the locker room. And then there’s Michael Phelps.

3. Being gracious vs. Being crude

Armando Galarraga, a Detroit Tigers pitcher, was denied the 21st perfect game in history, but still got a prize. On the other hand, Serena Williams freaked out at the U.S. Open.

4. Trying your hardest vs. Cheating to get ahead

John Isner and Nicholas Mahut played the longest match in tennis history at Wimbledon. Derossi, #6 of the Italian World Cup team, falls to the field and faked a foul during the World Cup while playing Paraguay.

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