Category Personal Development

Hardware versus Software

It’s been a while since I’ve purchased a new computer. I did get a new work laptop a couple of years ago and it was fun looking at various computer stats and how various parts and upgrades contribute to performance. What kind of hard drive, how much RAM, what kind of processor, what kind of […]

Systems: A Work From Home Perspective

Work from home success requires an appropriate physical space and time management skills.

12 Favorite Books and One Thing I Learned from Each

1-Wrestling Sturbridge by Rich Wallace This was the first book that I remember actually reading, actually finishing, and actually really enjoying. It was about the struggle of growing up and figuring things out. I liked that it was a life metaphor revolving around sports and middle school. 2-Good to Great, Jim Collins I learned about […]

What I Learned from a Month Off of Drinking Beer

Not drinking beer for a month gave me a whole new perspective on self awareness.

Accountability

think about who you are and why. can you actually be honest?

10 Ways to Improve Traveling in Coach that Could Make People Happier

10 things that make traveling via airplane better

Mission, Vision, Goals, Values

I am someone who is very connected to mission and purpose, goals and objectives. The day-to-day procedures are important, but ought not to be without a compass guided by vision, lived by values and driven toward purpose and mission. Even if those end goals are lofty and years ahead of where you are now, I […]

Back to School

Well, it’s that time of year again. Summer is winding down. Schools are starting back up. Families are getting back from vacations. Labor Day will be here before we know it and we’ll officially start planning our fall activities…especially our fall sports traditions! With this changing of the cultural seasons, let this be a reminder […]

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 […]

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 […]