Winning in the world of sports boils down to execution. Make plays. Score points. Win games. Become a champion.
The same can be said for the business of sports. Create a plan. Market the product. Identify sponsors. Sell tickets. Capture fans.
Historically, professional sports franchises and leagues that thrive season after season, on and off the playing field have mastered the art of execution. In the case of the WNBA, the last several seasons under the direction of President Laurel J. Ric[...]
What are the odds of raising two children who grow up to become number one NFL draft picks, as well as Super Bowl Champions and MVPs in back-to-back seasons?
Well, my research did not uncover this statistic, but according to the NFL Players Association, “of the 100,000 high school seniors who play football every year, only 215 will make an NFL roster. That is 0.2%!” And of the 9,000 players who compete on the collegiate level each year, only 3.5% of those players receive an invitation to the [...]
In the bestseller, Lean In – Women Work and the Will to Lead, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, talks to women across the world encouraging them to “lean in” instead of being stopped by self-made barriers.
Sandberg tells women, “Don’t enter the workforce already looking for an exit. Don’t put on the brakes. Accelerate. Keep a foot on the gas pedal until a decision must be made. That’s the only way to ensure that when that day comes, there will be a real decision to make.”
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