This sports betting thing is really big, isn’t it? News broke this week that Barstool Sports was receiving a significant investment from a gaming company. Penn National Gaming is investing $163 million into Barstool Sports. Here’s the press release: pngaming.com/barstool-sports. Penn National Gaming (PNG) will own 36% of Barstool Sports. In three years, an additional…
I never thought I was a system-guy. I thought a system had to be precise, something you follow exactly, and I go by feel most of the time. I’m flexible. Except when I dissected my process, there was a system. I had just never thought about it that way before. Why did I start examining…
Why do I run a content platform about sports and business? I could talk about how SportsEpreneur fits in with the rest of my business plan, or I could talk about how it gives value to the public and to current and potential clients. All of that is true. But right now I want to talk about what the…
Getting dirty and doing the work on and off the field. In this episode, we chat with Sean Farrell, CEO of Quality Data Systems and former Minor League Baseball Player for the Oakland Athletics. We discuss the life of a minor leaguer, business lessons from sports, and doing the work.
Sean learned from a young age that if he was going to make it on the field, he had to get dirty. He has taken those same lessons from the ball field and applied them to the business world.
Sean proves that if you put in the work, you can knock it out of the park.
If you are a fan of baseball, hustle, and leadership, you will enjoy this conversation.
We are excited to feature Sean Farrell on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.
Bouncing back after taking life’s biggest hits. In this episode, we chat with Grant Wiley, former West Virginia football player and Chief of Culture at Veepio. We discuss becoming a football All-American at West Virginia University, life’s realizations, and being present. All of this and more with Grant Wiley.
Grant was an all American linebacker at West Virginia University in 2003. He hit hard on the football field, but he quickly found out that life can hit harder. Grant is proof that no matter how hard life hits, you can keep getting back up.
If you are a fan of motivation, football, and leadership, you will enjoy this conversation.
We are excited to feature Grant Wiley on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.
It all starts with a hockey culture. In this episode, we chat with Alex Roberts, franchise executive for FranChoice and former professional hockey player and coach. We talk the life of a professional hockey player, coaching at an elite level, and franchising. All of this and more with baseball coach, Alex Roberts.
Alex’s career as a hockey coach and now Franchise executive was built on his time playing NCAA and professional hockey. He was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks after leading the University of Michigan hockey team as a captain.
Coaching and mentoring has always been a big part of Alex’s life. Prior to his career in franchising, Alex coached hockey at the professional level and spent time recruiting and developing elite-level high school hockey players as a coach with the U.S. National Team.
If you are a fan of leadership, hockey, and business, you will enjoy this conversation.
We are excited to feature Alex Roberts on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.
We are happy to annouce SportsEpreneur’s new look. We hope you all enjoy! It’s been three years since SportsEpreneur launched its first blog post. I remember our excitement then, what would SportsEpreneur become? What would people think about it? I’ll tell you what it’s become; It’s a platform that leads to new conversations with people.…
Duos work because sometimes, it just takes two Simon needed Garfunkle. Jerry needed George. Jack needed Jill. And to finish on a sports duo, Shaq needed Kobe (and vice versa). What does all of this matter? Sales, projects, getting work done, that’s why it matters. If you’re on a project by yourself, it’s all yours,…