According to Mirriam-Webster, the definition of sport is “a contest or game in which people do certain physical activities according to a specific set of rules and compete against each other.” Pretty good right? Welp, my job is done here – we’ve successfully defined sport and can now end the debate on anything that isn’t […]
I thought today I would change it up a bit and instead list a recap of the week’s posts. The unofficial theme this week was storytelling, which went live on Sunday. Then on Monday the story theme went a little further into the idea of what a story is when we asked the question, “What’s […]
Anytime you are trying to sell something or trying to convince someone of something you have to try to understand the story they are telling themselves. What is it that makes this person unique and how has their past gotten them to the point they are now? What background and understanding does this person have […]
Athletes are people. People tell stories. What stories are you telling? Are your athletes telling? Go Forth!
We are in the middle of a digital age that is increasing our demand for connectivity in public. That much is clear. For sport administrators though, this can pose several problems. The first of which are the costs associated with upgrading facilities to support connectivity for the size of the venue. To solve this problem, […]
Sociology is one of my favorite subjects, especially when applied to sport. The study of people and society. Sport in general is a unique aspect of society from which we can observe a great deal about what that culture values and holds in high regard. In this example, I will only be looking at two […]
The cause of and solution to most problems is communication. It’s true in personal relationships. It’s true in work relationships. It’s true in fan relationships. Develop your emotional intelligence. Practice gratitude. Be honest. I’ve been thinking about communication a lot lately and have been reflecting on how stress affects our ability to communicate with each […]
Turnover is costly Learning curve Less drama People who are there for the right reason Lost productivity Supervisor Position responsibilities Negative perceptions when people are leaving in large numbers Post job descriptions to attract the qualities you seek in a […]