Tag Archives: baseball

The Definition of Sport

Academics sometimes get a bad rap from people in “the real world” for not developing applicable knowledge as it relates to business. Often times these folks want “real world experience” and cite someone with a lack of working experience and more education as being less qualified than someone with less education but more time working […]

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 […]

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 Gratitude and Saying “Thank You”

How are your manners? Sure we could all probably improve in one area or another or certainly in one situation or another. So how often do you say “thank you?” Think about everything you ask for and considering offering words of gratitude for your fans, customers and followers. In the quest for influence, until we […]

Sport Monetization

Are you looking for ways to increase corporate sponsorship revenue? Well take a look at this example from Oregon State University with their Baseball “Diamond” Giveaway. I thought this particular promotion was worth noting for three reasons: – Social Media integration. In order to view and sign-up for the promotion, you’d have to be a […]

Post-Season Baseball

This is my favorite time of the year for watching baseball. After a long summer at the ballpark, football was a welcome distraction in August and September. Now that the initial excitement of the football season starting up has worn off a little bit, the anticipation of baseball playoffs is among us. The weather is […]