Coach Dale gives an inspirational speech to his team before the big game. He urges his players to focus on what is important: putting forth their best effort. He states that the crowd, the other team's uniforms, and even the end result of the game aren't important.
Albert has to sell his beloved horse to a soldier in order to help the war effort during World War I. The soldier does not have much money to give Albert but promises to dutifully look after the horse.
Mr. Krabs releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere to create a year-long summer. His ultimate goal is to open The Krusty Pool and make money off of it. SpongeBob takes Mr. Krabs' global warming efforts to a whole new level.
When employees are putting in just enough effort to prevent themselves from getting fired, it is a good indication they are in need of a little motivation. Companies need to understand what motivates their employees - examples include monetary rewards and social mobility - then adapt to implement the correct incentives.
As part of gym class, Eddy and Double D are each challenged to climb to the top of the rope and ring the bell. They take different approaches to the challenge. Eddy takes the obvious approach and tries climbing the rope up to the bell. Double D, however, uses some ingenuity to get to the top with very little physical effort.