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My youngest child just got her first hit of the softball season.   Now, I’m not saying she’s about to join the Woman’s Softball Olympic team. In fact, she might not even play next season, and I’m ok with that. But I’m impressed with her performance, anyway. ...

I love Little League baseball. You watch these five- and six-year-olds just enjoying the game as if for the first time—oh, wait, it is their first time!   But we also get to watch kids picking their noses, wiggling loose teeth, and looking the wrong way. “Hey mom, look at me, my tooth is wiggly!!”   “That’s...

This audio video is from our recent “Entrepreneur Perspectives” Podcast, Episode 33: Perspectives of a Sports Counselor (LCPC) with Derek Bylsma.  This clip features our guest, Derek Bylsma of Millennium Hope Counseling Center. Derek is discussing balancing motivation with satisfaction and why it is so important.    [video width="550"...

Hockey Lessons for Entrepreneurs Because We Love Hockey and We Love Business Speed. Aggression. Knowing when to take a risk. Knowing how to keep your cool. Knowing when to drop the gloves. The right strategy. The right talent in the right roles.  All of those things are elements...

Businesses, like an NFL team, have their ways to find individuals to fit their corporate culture The NFL Draft has become quite the spectacle. The hype, the rumors, the talent, the show. All of it is about finding not only an incredible talent but talent that...

When playing a sport, you are going to have bad days, especially if you play soccer goalie like me.  I am Mason Kasimov, Eric's son. I am a soccer goalie and having bad days comes with the job—for me and even for the best goalies in...

I wear sneakers to work — not always, there are days when I wear a suit and shoes, but many days, I rock Nike's.  Why?  There are many reasons. I wear sneakers because they’re comfortable, because they’re fashionable, and because I just want to.  But mostly I wear sneakers so...

The best passers in NBA history have had a knack for driving results for others. Magic Johnson, one of the game’s best ever, could pass like no other. He did it in a way that captivated people. He had fun, he helped others succeed, and...

Charlotte Business Opportunities Keep The Queen City Going I live in Charlotte, NC, and I can literally see the growth of my city every time I look out my office window—there are more cars on Providence Road than there used to be, and it seems like the...