SE45 | The Olympian Mindset with Swimmer, Cullen Jones (Part 2)

The Olympian Mindset with Swimmer Cullen Jones (Part 2) | SE Charlotte

Stories from the pool told by a man on a mission. This is part two of Eric Kasimov’s conversation with Cullen Jones, USA Olympian, world record holder, and Olympic gold medalist. In this episode, Eric and Cullen discuss the Olympian mindset, Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, and Michael Jordan’s influence on Cullen, and the dramatic 4×100 … Read more

World Cup Lesson #3: Bad Start

World Cup Lesson #3: Bad Start

Colombia vs Japan, and it’s the first World Cup match for both teams. The long wait is over. The practice, the strategy, the buildup…it’s all in the past now. Now it’s time to play.  One minute of gameplay, then two, then three. And then—  A handball. The ref calls it intentional. It’s in the box. That … Read more

The Story About My Summer Internship

the story of my summer internship - sportsepreneur and kazsource

This is my story of the summer internship with KazSource, Inc. The company that owns this content platform, SportsEpreneur. -by John Priore   Flash back to the morning of May 8th. My alarm goes off, I wake up, hop in the shower, and start my day. During my hour drive to South Charlotte, I think about my new summer internship with KazSource. What will it be like? … Read more

The Importance of Rookies in Business: Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott

Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott: The Importance of Rookies

Everybody gets to be a rookie at some point. Maybe you’re just out of college. Maybe you’re switching careers from management to sales, or starting your own company. Beginning something new is always a risk—not all rookies succeed. But some do very well.   Ezekiel Elliott was chosen fourth overall in the 2016 NFL Draft. … Read more

4 Things the Hot Corner Can Teach You in Business

4 Things the Hot Corner Can Teach You in Business

Third Base is called the Hot Corner for a reason—and not everyone can take the heat. You feel alone, the balls come at you fast and furious, and you can’t predict how they’ll come. Sometimes you can hardly see them. If you miss the catch, the other team gets a double or a triple. That’s … Read more

The Sky Hook: Making the Most of Change

Sky Hook - Change

Unexpected change can hurt your game, or it can be a tremendous opportunity, depending on how you respond to it. That is one of the messages in John Wooden’s brilliant bestseller, Wooden on Leadership, and it’s a point that jumped out at me when I read the book, partly because my colleague, Jared Nichols, often … Read more

3 Reasons Execution Wins as Proven by the Villanova Wildcats

Execution

The Villanova Wildcats just won the National Championship on a buzzer beater. If you haven’t seen the play yet, here it is. How did they do it? Execution. Execution means putting a plan or a process into action. Each step leads to the next and, hopefully on to success. But miss any step or aspect … Read more