How to Take Advantage of Your Amazing Network as an Elite Athlete

Helping Elite Athletes Transition to a Productive Sales Career | with Founder and CEO of Shift Group, JR Butler

Helping Elite Athletes Transition to a Productive Sales Career | with Founder and CEO of Shift Group, JR Butler The greatest achievement–pulling off one of the more incredible upsets in your sport. In sports, it is so much about moments like these. But then how do you continue to achieve in other areas of life … Read more

You Can’t Make ‘Em All

Sports and Entrepreneurship Blog Article

A business lesson learned from the NC State vs. Clemson basketball game–you can’t make ’em all. My friend and I went out to lunch the other day, where we sat and talked as we waited for our food to arrive. And waited and waited. Seems the establishment we had chosen was having a slow day. … Read more

Sometimes One Goal is All it Takes

Sports and Entrepreneurship Blog Article

Soccer isn’t as popular in the United States as it is overseas. There are a lot of reasons—most of us didn’t grow up with the sport, we don’t have an elite league in this country yet (MLS is trying!), and on and on. But a big complaint I hear from my friends (when I tell … Read more

In Sales, It is All About Activity

Words & Sports

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 be offering some kind of service, or you … Read more