Category Communications

Happy Thanksgiving

To my readers in the US, Happy Thanksgiving! I am thankful for all of the readers here on Bill’s Sports Business Blog, regardless of where you live. See you tomorrow, right here, on Bill’s Sports Business Blog! Go Forth!

The Definition of Sport

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 […]

Who are your customers and why are they going to give you money?

Well, do you have an answer? In my opinion, you’ve got to find some way to be remarkable to the people you are trying to reach, otherwise your business is not going to last with only the limited number that already buy from you. You’ve got to continue to find more people that fit the […]

The Weekly Round-Up

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 […]

What’s the Story They’re Telling Themselves?

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 […]

Tell Stories

Athletes are people. People tell stories. What stories are you telling? Are your athletes telling? Go Forth!

Sport Facility Connectivity

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 of Sport

Sociology is one of my favorite subjects, especially when applied to sport. The study of people and society. ┬áSport 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 […]

On Communication

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 […]