Category Archives: Business and Sports

Strive to Keep it Alive

In the first week of the season, the story of the NFL games was come-from-behind victories. Exciting games to watch, but frustrating if your team was not the one that came back. You would think, or at least I think, … Continue reading

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Better Than the First Day of School

Yesterday was the First Football Sunday of the 96th season of the National Football League.  I took the whole day off from writing my next book. The working title is Pitch Perfect: Speak to Grow Your Business in 7 Simple … Continue reading

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Leaving It All Out There On the Field (Ice)!

Now that the football season is no longer inspiring my Sundays, I turned to Olympic figure skating!  I find the couples’ synchronized twizzles (multi-rotational one foot turns) in ice dancing moved me to instant tears, just as the running back … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Your “Offense” Get Beaten by the Noise!

  Super Bowl 2014:  My man, Peyton Manning, goes down in spectacular fashion.  After breaking all-time offensive records in the regular season—touchdowns thrown (55) and yards thrown (over 5400), it didn’t matter.  He gets rattled and rolled by the best … Continue reading

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March Madness: Expect the Unexpected

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It’s that time of year again, when I become March Madness Girl, watching many games a day, especially the college women being necessarily ROUGH!  And so much diversity!  There was a SHORT player!  Heather Butler, the star Junior player from … Continue reading

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“You Go Girls!”: U.S. Women Take the Gold

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So I’m sure many of you watched the Opening Ceremonies for the Olympic Games on Friday night, and I’m sure many of you were as underwhelmed as I was.  Even if I felt like being generous, what chance did the … Continue reading

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3 Stooges Alive and Well on the Diamond!

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I really try to avoid watching baseball, baseball highlights, commentary, or anything to do with baseball—until the World Series.  However, with 162 games in the regular season, it’s really hard to do.  And we are only halfway done . . … Continue reading

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Sports: The Only True Meritocracy

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The NBA Finals were truly exciting and gratifying to watch.  Both teams really played “team.”  They passed the ball many times before the player with the best (unimpeded) “look” took the shot to make the basket.  (How do you like … Continue reading

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Men & Women: Can We Talk Sports?

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For now, I have transformed from the Funny Football Female to the Bawdy Basketball Broad — at least for the next 2 weeks during these NBA Championship Finals.  The NFL season is still about 90 days away (sigh) and I … Continue reading

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Thunder: Always Be Closing

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So I must admit I am loving these NBA Finals—every night!  Immediate gratification—no week of waiting in between.  And I’m fascinated by the Spurs/Thunder match up:  age and experience vs. youth and unpredictability. 3 lessons we can learn from the … Continue reading

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