Author Archives: Bill Peck

Effective Onboarding of New Employees

Think back to your first day at the job you currently have…and the first day of the job you had before that…what was it like when you started? Who was the first person to greet you and say hello? Were you required to spend some time with HR or did you dive right into the […]

How to Use Data Analytics

Data analytics seems to be getting a great deal of press lately. The emergence of “tech” as a social norm, the evolution of the internet and the attention of the big four social networking giants (Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn…although I’ve seen some good arguments about who that last one should be) has brought data and […]

Suspense

I’m sitting here writing this blog as I am my wife is watching the Bachelor and I must say one thing they do really well is build suspense (well actually this was last night since I’m posting this on a Tuesday). The entire show is built on suspense. They keep teasing you with little clips […]

Seattle #SBWeek 2015 – Sports Business Networking Night

Do you work in sports? Will you be in or near Seattle, WA on Thursday, April 16th, 2015? Do you want to work in sports? Do you do business with or work for an organization that supports the sports industry? Do you like “talking shop” with cool people? If you answered yes to any of […]

Manage UP: How to Manage Your Boss

You’re used to taking orders from your boss – that’s called managing down. Your boss hands down work for you to do or perform. Tasks to be completed. You take that direction as why you’re at your job – to do work. That’s what you do. That’s why you get a pay check – because […]

#SportsConf 2015

If you didn’t know about this event, you should really check it out. Put on by Hashtag Sports, a curator of sports business technology content, #SportsConf 2015 was a two day event that brought together the digital sports community through interviews conducted over Google Hangouts. They did this last year and obviously had so much […]

Community: My Perspective on Seattle’s “12’s”

I must say that it was pretty cool to live in near a city whose team went to the Super Bowl. Twice. Yes, I’m referring to the Seattle Seahawks who went to Super Bowl XLVIII and WON and Super Bowl XLIX and lost. I didn’t write about this last year, but never underestimate the power […]

The Five Senses: Product Enhancement and Development

Ideas can be a tricky thing in a work place. Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you think you’ve got the best idea ever? One that is SURE to save your company, business or team? An idea or new way of doing something that is so revolutionary that you can’t believe no […]

How To Get a Job in Sports

Happy 2015! I didn’t realize how long it’s been since I last posted on Bill’s Sports Business Blog and I apologize to you, my readers. Right about the time I stopped posting, was also the time things at my last sports business job got crazy. A couple people in my office ended up leaving for […]

Leadership Lessons with Bill – Playing Cards and Life Stages

Welcome back for another addition of “Leadership Lessons with Bill”! In today’s post we’re talking about life stages and major events we remember from different points in our lives. I did this exercise with my team before a football game and with five people it took about 15 minutes to hear from everyone in the […]