An analogy between stealing second base and insurance underwriting   In baseball, a sport I have both played and coached, getting a runner from first to second is critical. Once they get to second, their chance...

I’m no Alabama fan, but what Nick Saban did in the National Championship was gutsy—and right. His starting quarterback, Jalen Hurts, who has won all but two of his games...

The way I see it, pressure in life can be a problem. We are all under so much pressure to perform, to be perfect—or at least to pretend we are....

Why? Because--The Game Matters. Each game played is independent of anything that happens before or after. Two teams square off, the winner wins, the loser loses, it’s that simple. Are there implications? Are there...

Building Brand always starts with good ethics   College basketball coaching legend, Rick Pitino’s Hall of Fame legacy has once again been sullied by the latest allegations of graft. He stands accused of...

A story about one of the most storied trophies in professional sports. The Stanley Cup.   The NHL Playoffs concluded in the spring of 2017 with the Pittsburgh Penguins winning it all for...

A story about pushing yourself beyond what you thought you could do   My youngest niece is learning to stand up. She’s ten months old. She can already crawl well, and she...

A look into how the economics of sports in Cleveland impact and create business   Normally, we think of sports as an opportunity for working people to step away from the craziness...

How the Ohio State Pro Day showcases talented players and how I handled it. All university students have the opportunity to attend one or more job fairs. College athletes are no...

The state of Ohio lives for High School Football. This passion is something we can all learn from.   Ohio loves its football. Of course, football is the national pastime, but in some...

A story about playing in the game of sports and entrepreneurship.   I sat in the gym on a Saturday morning listening to the Yes I Can coaches in Charlotte, North Carolina...

The Buffalo Bills provide a great example of how relationships can work in your business.   2017 was supposed to be a rebuilding year for the Buffalo Bills, but they’ve already won...