FOOTBALL PLAYER TURNED RESTAURANT OWNER: HOW DID HE DO IT?


Former NFL player turned IHOP owner Tyoka Jackson on government versus private sector jobs.
DATE: 10/04/2013

Discussion Questions

1. Why does Tyoka Jackson say there is a difference in the way government runs things, compared to the private sector? Do you agree with his reasons? Explain why or why not.

2. What are the benefits and/or drawbacks of competition in the marketplace?

3. A “perform or you're out” mentality may apply to playing football, but should it apply to other jobs? Why or why not? Why does it seem to work for football? What does it achieve? In this way, how are other jobs different than football? How are they the same?


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