On January 2, 2023, 24-year-old Damar Hamlin, safety for the Buffalo Bills, suddenly collapsed on the field during a Monday night football game with the former Super Bowl-contending Cincinnati Bengals. As millions watched the playoff-deciding game, Hamlin tackled Cincinnati Bengals receiver Tee Higgins during what appeared to be a normal and routine play in the […]
On February 1, 2022, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady officially announced his retirement via Instagram. The word “officially” is key here, as news of Brady’s retirement initially leaked to the media a few days before, apparently causing Brady, the second-best quarterback of all time, much consternation. Suffice it to say, Brady’s separation from the […]
The Oakland . . . I mean Los Angeles . . . I mean Oakland . . . I mean Las Vegas Raiders have a tradition of high-profile litigation second to no one in sports. Al Davis’ “just win, baby” philosophy spilled off the gridiron and into courtroom battles as well. So, it comes as […]
Sports and work often don’t mix well together. The best example of this may be the Super Bowl.
You can be sure that, other than the inspirational underdog story of someone beating the odds or overcoming insurmountable obstacles, nothing garners more media attention than the fall of a prominent public figure. This is not a critique, but simply a fact of life, particularly in a social media driven society.
Contender or Pretender? It’s a recurring segment in sports media, and a fun talking point amongst fans, where the debate is whether a team is “for real,” particularly early in the season. Read on to see how contender or pretender can be applied to candidates and employees, alike.
“He looked at me and said ‘I hope you get raped!’ That’s the kind of stuff we’d have yelled at us. Even from our fans, once they get drunk, they yell things, and you’re like, ‘Really?’ It’s part of the job. It comes with it. You’re supposed to take it.” —Longtime Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader
I’ve said before on these pages that I don’t do a great job of celebrating our company’s successes. It seems that as we achieve a goal, I immediately look to the next opportunity or focus on a problem area that needs attention when I should be recognizing and congratulating everyone involved in our success.
by Dan Oswald I’ve said before on these pages that I don’t do a great job of celebrating our company’s successes. It seems that as we achieve a goal, I immediately look to the next opportunity or focus on a problem area that needs attention when I should be recognizing and congratulating everyone involved in […]
If you’ve ever donned a headset and been transported to a virtual world, you’ll likely agree that virtual reality (VR) has tremendous potential for various business functions, including recruiting, onboarding, and training.