Playing for the New England Patriots apparently isn’t a lot of fun. The coaching staff is demanding.
Finishing second is not good enough.
You have to win the Super Bowl.
It’s living with a lot of pressure and even more expectations than others do.
Some players don’t want to live like that . . .
Some people don’t want to work under that kind of pressure, even when they get great results from it.
Listening to an analyst talk about it on ESPN, this former player commented, “do you know what isn’t a lot of fun? Losing. Losing isn’t a lot of fun!”
There is a price that people need to pay to be a champion.
Losing teams make sacrifices, too. But they never have the opportunity to celebrate like the champions do.
What’s more important to you? Fun? Championships? Easy in your work environment?
What’s more important to you?
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