He was also a member of the US Olympic basketball team which won gold in California. Jordan left after his junior year and was selected as the third pick by the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in the 1984 draft.
The Chicago Bulls were a losing team when Jordan got drafted, but he was able to turn it around with his style of play and competitiveness. The whole world became a fan of his hang time and incredible ability to leap.
In the first season, he was selected for the All-Star team and NBA Rookie of the Year. During training, Michael forced himself to shoot under pressure and challenged himself to beat the difficult players.
Why do you think Michael tried baseball when he was already very good at basketball?
I know Jordan’s father was unfortunately dead during one basketball season and after the season he decided to challenge baseball for his fathers dream to make come true. His father’s dream was make his son to be a baseball player.
Universal Studio Japan(USJ) is located in Osaka where near by my house. USJ was managed by semi-public. Their financial condition was not good for a decade. But after private company’s manager joined to USJ, financial condition changed good drastically. And now USJ’s management still have continued good.
What are some habits that should be developed by businessmen to attain success?
I think there are a lot of habits for businessman to attain success. For example, being positive, dedicate, openminded, and integrity. Further more, you should always be improving and innovating yourself for success.
In your line of work, which do you prefer, working on a team or working independently? Why?
Basically, I like to work independently. The reason is that if I worked independently, I don’t need to care about other people’s behavior. But when I need other people’s help or idea, I ask and discuss with our colleagues.
If my whole team had been utterly demotivated, I would explain them that it will be over if we give up the project. And I will explain that we need to review and improve why we had failed. After that I will encourage them going to forward.
Hello Ko! Today we talked about the GOAT Michael Jordan. You skillfully responded to all the questions I asked, and you managed to get your point across each time. Continue to forge ahead with your studies, which seems to be coming along very nicely. See you in our next meeting, have a pleasant day!