Tag Archives: development

Athletics Equipment Manager Part 1

A few weeks ago I asked some of the people I work with what they would want to read on my blog. One of the things that came up was my past experience as an athletics equipment manager. They knew I had gone to the University of Notre Dame as an undergrad and at least […]

Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon

Well, here goes nothin’! My wife and I just signed up for the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll half marathon! We’ve been tossing around the idea of doing something big like this for a while and actually decided we were going to do it back in January while on a snowshoeing adventure in the mountains. This […]

Looking into the Fog

So as I was on my way to work this morning it was very foggy near my home. Now if you’ve ever driven in fog, especially at night or just before dawn, you know how difficult it can be to see what’s ahead of you. You also know that turning on your high beams is […]

Guest Post – Customer Service is at the Heart of Business

Today I had my very first guest post go live! You can find the guest post entitled “Customer Service is at the Heart of Business” here:  http://www.nakedblogging.com/customer-service-is-at-the-heart-of-business/ The guest post is hosted on Laura Summer’s http://www.nakedblogging.com. Don’t worry, it’s got nothing to do with innuendo but rather looking good online. Laura helps bloggers and business […]

Sports Media Content

Creating great content is all the rage now for anyone involved in social media trying to connect more people with their product and brand. So what does this mean and how did we get here? Great media content is not a new concept. Let’s use TV as an example since it has been around longer […]

Happy New Year

Happy new year to you and yours! Do you have any new year traditions? Do you make resolutions? Or proclamations about the new year and how this one will be different or better? We like to think that the changing of the calendar gives us all a new opportunity to be better, get fitter, be […]

S.W.O.T. Analysis

Have you ever done a S.W.O.T. analysis on yourself? Sure, you’ve done this quite a bit already with your marketing, sales, and sponsorship teams, but what about yourself? In keeping with the theme of always improving yourself and finding your true center, passion or fulfillment, spend a few minutes writing out a S.W.O.T. analysis on […]

Dealing with Difficulty

How do you deal with difficult situations? Do you embrace the challenge and see problems as opportunities? Or do you crumble and let the situation get the best of you? Even the strong grow tired and must be reminded from time to time of their humanity. What does your personal safety net look like and […]

Delivering Great Customer Service – A Story

Customer service is a huge part of what I do on a daily basis. Here I’d like to share an anecdote about my first major customer service breakthrough. The story begins with the first home football game of the season last year. It is not uncommon for students to have a good time at football tailgate […]

Becoming More of That Which You Already Are

One of my theology of professors in college used to talk about this all the time…becoming more of that which you already are. This quote has never left me and is something I think about daily. How, today, am I becoming more of that which I already am? Who am I? What do I stand […]