You win some and you lose some, we all know that. But sometimes a loss feels different. Worse. While watching an Ohio State Buckeyes game recently, the announcer talked about an...

Nobody likes a big talker in basketball. Maybe they actually live their talk and play well—maybe they’re just big words. But either way, the bragging and self-praise grate on people’s...

and how it impacts your business Watch an NFL game. You won’t see a collection of individual players each hoping to score a touchdown—instead, each teammate has his own role. All...

You can imagine my excitement when the entrepreneur, Gary Vaynerchuk used a sports metaphor in his book, “#AskGaryVee." It’s on page 7. He said be a good halftime coach: make adjustments. Oh, that...

On this site we use sports to create metaphors for business. Maybe that sounds a little strange, since the two don’t normally go together. If you’re not a sports fan...

It was 2004. I was the new guy at my company, trying to build up my reputation. I had to spend most of my time getting out and just meeting...

Have you watched the Houston Cougars college football team this season? Earlier in the year, going up against the 3rd-ranked Oklahoma Sooners, Houston wasn’t expected to win. They beat expectations...

My father-in-law, Arthur Judelsohn, was an incredibly passionate and purposeful commercial real estate agent. He was a business owner. And he was a hustler in the sense that he worked...

In football, they often remind the quarterback to “let the play develop,” meaning to have patience, to not try to force things prematurely. Consider this example: You’re the quarterback. The play called...