Essay 4 English - Leadership Jordan Stanton The phrase...

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Leadership Jordan Stanton The phrase “I want to be like Mike” has echoed throughout the eardrums of American citizens for decades. An entire nation captivated by this one individual’s ability to excel dramatically above all others. Michael Jordan is known as the greatest basketball player to ever live and one of the best athletes to ever walk the earth. His admiration comes from his own ability and how his play turned up the play of his teammates. Michael Jordan is known as one of the best leaders of all time because of his ability to lead by example. In his career Michael Jordan missed over 9000 shots, but his will and determination to get the rebound and score the second time around, or play excellent defense to win the ball back is what makes him so special. MJ was looked up to by all of his teammates because in every game he was the best player and they knew that they could count on him to win. Leadership is the capability of excelling in all aspects; when you are so good that everything comes easy to you then your teammates/coworkers/friends will look to you to lead them and help make their job a little easier. MJ’s skill and work ethic rubbed off onto his teammates. He spent so much time in the offseason preparing for the season ahead that teammates such as Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman began taking part in his extra work sessions; their hope was to excel like MJ did all the
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