AJ Vaynerchuk and Michael Lombardi speak — and we listen. In this is unique SportsEpreneur podcast episode we get to hear Vaynerchuck, Lombardi, and host Michael Elkins go deep inside the business of the NFL. AJ Vaynerchuk is the co-founder of the athlete representation firm VaynerSports. He is also the former COO of VaynerMedia, led … Read more
“To be the best, you must overcome your inner and outer opponents.” – Henrik Hjarsbæk. Welcome to this episode of the SportsEpreneur Podcast where Eric Kasimov has an introspective conversation around soccer (football) and mental training with sports psychologist and mental trainer, Henrik Hjarsbæk. By going to a mental trainer, you learn to deal with … Read more
Keith Duncan arguably had one of the best college kicking careers in Iowa football, and Big Ten Conference history. And despite the pressure to continue his career in the NFL, he chose a different professional route. Behind the Cleats Duncan, a native from Weddington, NC, moved to Iowa City as a walk-on kicker for Iowa … Read more
Fanalyze states that on average, fantasy sports research per player accounts for 10 hours per week! That’s mind-blowing. Fanalyze aims to simplify and shorten the time spent analyzing the sports data. Simply put, Fanalyze is the fastest way to analyze fantasy sports and sports betting data. Juan Juan, the co-founder, says Fanalyze aims to be … Read more
The WNBA new jersey drop 🌊 ! The WNBA and Nike released the new jerseys the women of each 12 teams will wear in the 2021 season – and they are powerful. The league is heading into their 25th season – marking 25 years of empowering women through sport and shattering every glass ceiling meant … Read more
“When you are playing the game, you are not a spectator. The same goes for entrepreneurship.” In this episode, we feature the founder of The WHO Method, Zuzana Dobro. Zuzana shares her story about how ice hockey is like entrepreneurship and the lessons she’s learned on the ice and in business. That line about ice … Read more
Finding opportunities during trying times. In this episode, we feature the Co-Founder & President of Distinction Agency, Jonathan Lubic. Having the mindset to even think about opportunity starts with telling your story the way you want it to be heard. That line about telling your story is so true. It’s why we were excited to … Read more
We all think of speed around the track as the main aspect of NASCAR, but before we get to witness the speed, we see a pace car controlling the speed.
I’m fascinated by pace in business. Not everyone can move at the same pace–so it’s up to the leaders to push and control the pace of the individuals and the team. Push the pace all the time and you may wear out your team. Don’t push the pace enough and you may fall behind.
Think about pace in your business as it relates to NASCAR.
If nothing else, who doesn’t appreciate a good view of one of Charlotte’s most iconic venues–Charlotte Motor Speedway.
What will be your pace in business this week?
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Soccer is here to stay whether you buy it or not. In this episode, we discuss the 7 reasons why I’m a big-time buyer in the future of soccer in the United States.
Internationally, soccer is the biggest sport. It’s just that in the US it’s not. While it has grown over the years, it’s not there…Yet. But as I look ahead, I see an incredible future for soccer in the United States. After thinking, reading, studying, and asking, I have 7 reasons why I believe soccer has an enormous future in the US.
The 7 reasons why I believe soccer has an enormous future in the United States:
0:38 | Length of games
3:28 | Branding
6:03 | Amount of leagues and tournaments
8:15 | Television rights
10:22 | Recognizable Players
12:15 | The potential in the United States market
14:15 | Football is at its peak