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Where you start matters because starting ahead gives you better odds for success. Football is not an exact science, but I’ve heard both players and coaches say that there’s a close relationship between where a team starts after a kickoff and the odds of scoring on...

Charlotte has got a lot--of good. Watching the news can be so depressing. It’s important to stay informed. If you don’t know what’s going on out there, how can you help? But on the other hand, if you’re depressed and discouraged all the time, it’s hard to...

This article is sponsored by Erie and Anchor. Erie and Anchor is an apparel brand for those who love, live, and play on Lake Erie. This article is not about the success of the Cleveland Browns. That would be a short article—and that’s no knock on...

Balance is defined by Webster as “an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady.” It follows that without balance, things fall down or don’t work right—that goes for families, businesses, even kids playing sports. I think about balance a lot....

Passionate and positive fans can make a difference. The Columbus Crew staying home proves that. Soccer is not a major professional sport in the United States, though it’s enormous internationally, but Americans still follow and play the game. And when we do, we often get passionately involved.    Which...

Hop on Twitter at any moment and you are bound to find a lot happening. Twitter can be a great place. For many, Twitter has a toxic feel. There's hate, agendas, bad mouthing--it's all enough to make you move to the next app on your...

A Bike Riding Story About What We Can Learn From Watching Kids Ever watch a kid do something new? Watching my kids learn is one of my favorite things about being a parent--and I learn so much in the process I may have to give my...

If you know me, you know two things: one, I am a rookie in the business world; and two, I am a die-hard New York Jets fan.    If you know anything about the New York Jets, you know that they have been tough to watch...

Interviewing and the game of football have many parallels. A guest post from Gino Trapani, an executive search and recruiting professional. This is my favorite time of year. The weather’s great, the sun is shining…and football season is here. As a football fan, there’s no better...

Time. It's Kind of a Big Deal. Does it ever seem like you just don’t have enough time? Maybe you have projects you want to work on, but don’t get to. Maybe you have career goals that need more time than you have to invest. Maybe you’d...