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EGO Loses the Game

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Week 2 of the NFL season is over after tonight’s Monday night game.  And what a week it’s been!  A business lesson jumps out at me.  It’s called DO YOUR JOB!  It’s a recurring mantra among football coaches, as well … Continue reading

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Inspired by Irvin at NFL Rookie Symposium

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                The NFL Hall of Fame Ceremony and Game are less than 30 days away.  These events signal the beginning of the NFL season for me—HOOZAH!  Meanwhile, we have the Rookie Symposium.  The … 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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Getting To Know You

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                  One more lesson from the Super Bowl. . . On Super Bowl Sunday, the two quarterbacks are known as two of the best in the business.  Besides their athletic qualities, both … Continue reading

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This is for Mama Myra

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So the NFL Playoff games last Sunday were not my favorite.  Both teams I was rooting for lost, and the losses were due to mistakes, glaring examples of players not doing their jobs as well as they usually do.  Was … Continue reading

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Blow Your Internal Whistle

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Week 8 of the NFL Season was a lesson in discipline, or should I say lack of? It was the third quarter, and the Pittsburgh Steelers were 10 points down to the New England Patriots. One of their defensive players … Continue reading

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You don’t have to love football to learn the lessons of the game.

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I just returned from keynoting at two events for women: one in Boston and one in Orlando for the Ophthalmic Women Leaders (OWL.) I was not surprised to see so many “football girls,” however, seeing my speech through the eyes … Continue reading

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Things You Can’t Measure…Sure Do Measure Up!

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Are you still judging your worth in terms of net profit over the last five years? Don’t worry, your greatest resource is still intact: YOU! Football calls it “having the intangibles.” In an interview, Aaron Rodgers, last year’s Super Bowl-winning … Continue reading

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Football and Business: Coming From Behind, and Never Giving Up!

Week 4 of the16-week NFL season looms large.  But we, who champion the underdog, had a fine time with Week 3.  Two teams, who have historically been “losers”, have started the season 3-0. It’s extra sweet that they represent cities … 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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