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Former Security Guard Says Michael Jordan Once Called Him Out For Doing A Bad Job: "What Are You Doing? You’re Supposed To Be Like Nobody Comes Like."

Former Security Guard Says Michael Jordan Once Called Him Out For Doing A Bad Job: "What Are You Doing? You’re Supposed To Be Like Nobody Comes Like."

Michael Jordan always wanted to be successful at everything he tried, while helping those around him reach the same level of excellence. He had high standards for his teammates, which is why he became a six-time NBA champion with the Chicago Bulls. 

Moreover, he wanted everybody around him to do a perfect job and didn't hesitate to call out those that didn't meet his requirements. One actor who once worked as a security guard shared a story of when he learned how strict MJ was with his rules. 

Joseph Sikora, famous for portraying 'Tommy Egan' on the hit show 'Power,' once worked as a security guard in Chicago. He had to make sure celebrities were unbothered when they visit the club where he used to work. MJ was one of those guests and his popularity didn't help Sikora. 

When he noticed that a lot of girls approached him, Jordan called the man and criticized his job, instructing him what he needed to do (6:44). 

“I was working security at a club in Chicago called Le passage and they assigned me to personal like to some of the celebrities that would come right just make sure that you know nobody messes with.”

"But then Michael Jordan was there and like you know there’d be like these beautiful girls ‘oh can I say hey to Michael’ and I am like yeah and he’s like what are you doing? You’re supposed to be like nobody comes like. I am just trying to chill and he told me that I was, you know being terrible at my job but he was right.”

Even if you were somebody cleaning something, MJ didn't accept anything less than excellent. The GOAT became who he is thanks to this mindset and he tried to help as many people as he could to reach this excellence. 

Perhaps Sikora was inspired by this interaction and the image he had of Jordan to pursue his acting career. Now, he's gotten a lot of success with his participation in Power and the following spin-offs. He's now excellent at what he does, just like Jordan urged him.