Category Archives: Business and Sports

Can the NBA Survive the Injuries?

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Because of the NBA lockout, this season was shortened from 82 games to 66.  In spite of, or because of this shortened season, the theme of the playoffs has been: Important – Players – Out – With – Injuries.  Derrick … Continue reading

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Hiring Employees: Assessing Character

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                  In preparation for the Draft, NFL teams are checking out three criteria: Capabilities, Character, and Chemistry.  Last week, I excerpted some of my book content on Capabilities, and how our hiring … Continue reading

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Hiring Employees: Capabilities, Character, and Chemistry

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                  Well, it’s the NFL offseason for sure.   Ever wish WE had an offseason?  Wouldn’t it be nice to get off the merry-go-round of “playing” and really think about the future … Continue reading

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Thank Your Little Voice for Sharing!

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                    Since everyone else is talking Tebow, let’s talk about the other game:  the one that inspired me to tell a group of California Women Business Owners (the actual name of … Continue reading

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Where Was Peyton’s Matt Flynn?

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A month till my birthday, which also means a month till the Super Bowl!  Before the season started, I was hoping my favorite quarterback, Peyton Manning, and his team would be IN the Super Bowl.  He inspired the first (and … Continue reading

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Do You Inspire TRUST in Those Around You?

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Is TRUST an issue in your workplace?  Is it an issue at home?  What can you do to rebuild it with your significant people?  Or build it in the first place? My presentations on this subject have been well received … Continue reading

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Detroit Lions making a comeback…are you?

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We are reinventing ourselves to survive in this economy.  I like to think of it as a “comeback.”  Last year was such a down year for corporate meetings using outside speakers, I toyed with the idea of going back into … Continue reading

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Business and Football: Do Businesses Experience the Super Bowl Hangover?

NFL Football is back!  And am I happy!  I bid adieu to my family (brother, sister) last Sunday for all future Sundays.  Told them the next Sunday they would see me without a TV screen in front of my face … Continue reading

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Women Business Owners: LOVIN’ Football!

Women-owned businesses and star football teams. . .Both groups work their butts off, find ways to win even when the score is against them, and never quit.  I encourage women to WATCH football this season—college and NFL—to be inspired. Women … Continue reading

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Thanks to supporters of “Necessary Roughness”

So I get this great comment on my Facebook Wall from Chrissy Carew, who sought me out because a friend told her about my book, “Necessary Roughness:  New Rules for the Contact Sport of Life,” and Chrissy is a “football … Continue reading

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