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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...

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...

A true story, guest post on cyber attacks by Harold Howell, Owner of Risk Solutions, Inc. If you are a business owner who thinks cyber attacks aren't a serious threat, you’d better sit down. Many people think these incidents are rare, too minor to worry about,...

A post from our editor who recently went to a Super Bowl Party Another Super Bowl has been and gone. Philadelphia is cleaning up from its celebratory chaos (fly, Eagles, fly!), chatter about all the cool commercials is dying down, and football fans all over the nation are turning...

And it works! For this Charlotte Business Owner at least. We all want to get as much done as possible. It would seem that the more things we do at once, the better our chance of getting more done, but studies have shown that multi-tasking has a negative impact on productivity. Now, no two minds...

A Guest Post by Basketball Coach, Alan Major, formerly of the Xavier Musketeers, Ohio State Buckeyes, and Charlotte 49ers It’s always amazing how the shot after the “one more” drive and extra kick extra seem to go down. Or how the guy that’s first to the...

Sales activity should be a focus for anyone in sales. In sales, it’s all about sales activity.   And many lines of work are all about sales. Even if you are not directly involved with selling a product, you might be working to attract clients to your business, you might...

Playing baseball has opened the opportunity to help others At twelve years old I walked onto a baseball field. I stayed until I was twenty-six.  I had always wanted to be a professional ball player, and that dream came true for six years.  I never made...

An analogy between stealing second base and insurance underwriting In baseball, a sport I have both played and coached, getting a runner from first to second is critical. Once they get to second, their chance of scoring goes way up. For just that reason, it’s that runner moving between first and...