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One major setback is not going to ruin the Boston Celtics -- and you shouldn’t let setbacks shake your confidence, either!  Opening night of anything is always exciting. The NBA season opener, the Boston Celtics versus the Cleveland Cavaliers, was no exception. Storylines all over the place—Kyrie...

How many times have you watched a game (any game, any sport) where a team gets behind early, struggles, and then makes a play later in the game to get back in it? Doesn’t have to be an epic comeback, just a rally after a rough start.   Think of a football game. It’s the...

A look back to an incredible game and teaching moment in college football   If you’re a college football fan, you probably watched the game between UCLA and Texas A&M right up through the third quarter…and then went to bed. The score was 44-10, after all--and it was late (on the...

Week Four of the NFL is in the books—wow, that happened fast! We were planning on doing one post per week about what’s going on in College Football and the NFL (and applying the lessons learned to business), but things got busy here, and time sped...

This article was co-written with Spencer Smith of Triple H Tackling Academy. You look up at the scoreboard and it reads 42-7. You are down by 35 points going into the 4th quarter. Are you likely to win at this point? No (although you never know--see UCLA). How...

Week 2 of the NFL Season is here! Let's start planning ahead on our NFL education for the week. As you know, we are all about finding stories in sports and applying it to business. For our game of the week we went with the Sunday...

Congratulations to the 2017 College Basketball National Champions, the North Carolina Tar Heels! Just last year, the North Carolina Tar Heels came within moments of winning the NCAA Tournament, but lost on a buzzer beater in the final game to the Villanova Wildcats. Imagine coming that...

The text said, “call me”. Instantly, I knew something wasn't right. I figured it wasn't anything tragic, but bad news nonetheless. I called my wife, who told me she was on her way to our son’s school. Mason had broken his wrist while playing soccer in...

Congratulations to the 2016 College Football Champion, Clemson Tigers. Last year, the Clemson Tigers came within just 6 points of winning the national championship, but lost in the championship game to the Alabama Crimson Tide. They were so close, yet so far. Imagine being that close...

How often have you heard that cornerbacks in football need to have a short-term memory? Well guess what? In sales, you need a short-term memory too.When cornerbacks mess up, everyone notices, but they can’t afford to spend the rest of the game distracted and wallowing...