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Here is another in our series on tools you can use to improve your efficiency at work. So far, we’ve covered Feedly and Scannable. This tool lets you smoothly connect your Gmail account to LinkedIn. Do you have a Gmail account? It’s simply Google’s version of email....

At the end of the 2016 NBA Regular Season, I was driving to an appointment while listening to NBA Radio on SiriusXM. Expecting to hear a conversation about the upcoming playoffs, I instead heard an interview with former Wake Forest Basketball Coach, Dave Odom. Odom...

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 yourself, you might even be wondering why sports? What’s so special about these games that...

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 new prospects: financial advisors, property and casualty agencies, and life insurance agents. Once I met...

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 and they beat the Sooners, 33-23. They followed up with an impressive string of wins,...

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 hard and made it happen. Unfortunately, he passed away earlier this year. Arthur created a legacy...

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 is two simple out patterns; you drop back to pass, while each wide receiver on...

inside scoop: I use all of these Twitter following hacks myself There are many ways to fluff your Twitter following. Just like there are many ways to cheat in golf. Neither gets you anywhere so why do it? Here are 10 Hacks to build your Twitter...

And How Can You Apply it to Your Business   When football coaches get the offer for a head-coaching job at the college or NFL level, usually the first thing they do is they hire Offensive and Defensive Coordinators. When you start a business, you have to...

Third Base is called the Hot Corner for a reason—and not everyone can take the heat. You feel alone, the balls come at you fast and furious, and you can’t predict how they’ll come. Sometimes you can hardly see them. If you miss the catch,...