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How often have you heard that cornerbacks in football need to have a short-term memory? Well guess what? In sales, you need a short-term memory too.When cornerbacks mess up, everyone notices, but they can’t afford to spend the rest of the game distracted and wallowing...

It’s the offseason now in many sports. In others, the offseason approaches. Off the field, a lot of us share the sense that the summer should be downtime. I was talking with an associate, Paul Greiner about this the other day. Paul is a consultant that...

In the fall of 2015, we wrote about the Baylor football program and how they were not managing their negative publicity. The problem was that a student had transferred into the program despite a prior accusation of assault. When that student was convicted of sexual...

It’s late spring.NFL Teams have made their draft picks and are now in the early stages of mini-camps. Soon enough, training camp will be here. Information is flowing at a rapid pace to the new, young players—and maybe it’s too rapid.Talent needs time to develop....

Every year it happens—talented players fall in the NFL Draft because of character concerns. In the 2016 NFL Draft, one player’s stock dropped moments before the draft due to newly found problems in his background. The actual details are not the point here, the issue...

My five-year-old daughter has thoroughly enjoyed her first softball season. She likes every aspect of it, including the anticipation of the snack after the game. That is BIG motivation for the 6 and under softball team. But one Saturday morning she seemed a little less...

Marcus Mariota built an impressive career in college football, winning the Heisman Trophy, among other honors. In 2015, he was the second overall draft pick, right behind Jameis Winston. With the Tennessee Titans, he became the first NFL quarterback in history, and the youngest, to...

Game One of the Western Conference Playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder (OKC) and San Antonio Spurs ended quickly. The Spurs won--by a lot.The buzz from the sports talk shows over the next couple of days was that the series is over, that playing through...

and How You Can Apply it to Your Business For three years now, the St. Louis Blues have lost in the first round of the playoffs. History seemed about to repeat itself this year as their first round opponent, the Chicago Blackhawks fought back hard after...