World Series Game 7: Astros vs. Dodgers

This video captures the feeling that athletes feel when going into a do or die situation just like Game 7 of the MLB World Series between the Houston Astros and LA Dodgers.

Motivational Quote: Your Legacy

“How you use the opportunities you are given to affect the world around you will determine the legacy you leave behind.” – Tony Dungy, Former NFL Football Coach, Author

Peyton Manning’s priorities

When asked after his Denver Broncos won Super Bowl 50, if this was his last game, Peyton Manning said that his former coach,  Tony Dungy told him, not to make an emotional decision. He also added that his immediate priorities are to: Kiss his wife Hug his kids Celebrate with his teammates Thank the manContinue reading “Peyton Manning’s priorities”

How Communication is like Football

With the Super Bowl 50 coming up this weekend, I thought I would explore how throwing a football (sorry American football to soccer fans outside of North America), is like the communication process. Enjoy. You may be the smartest salesperson in your industry. You may have a great product, and your product knowledge may be outstanding,Continue reading “How Communication is like Football”

An Element of Luck

“Luck favours the persistent.” – Jim Collins/Jerry Parros, Authors, Built to Last (Successful Habits of Visionary Companies)

Motivational Quote: Self-Determination

“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.” – Archie Griffin, 2-time Heisman Trophy Winner (for the best College Football Player in the US)

Giving Your Best Effort

Great Leaders tend to find ways to get the most out of their folks. What are some of the techniques that your favorite leaders have used to get you to give your best effort? Post a comment with your story.

Motivational Quote: Super Bowl Inspiration

“The Indianapolis Colts made it to the Super Bowl because they were inspired by their teammates, the New Orleans Saints won the Super Bowl because they were inspired by their city.”  – Richard Elmes, The Sales Dating Guy

How to Call an Audible during your Presentation

from Dave Paradi @ Dave, the author of “The Visual Slide Revolution, is a master at teaching people how to make their PowerPoint presentations more interesting…and effective. Call an audible during your presentation   On Sunday I was watching the AFC Championship game between the Indianapolis Colts and the New York Jets. Even if youContinue reading “How to Call an Audible during your Presentation”

Motivational Quote: Losing

“One loss is good for the soul. Too many losses is not good for the coach.” – Knute Rockne, Notre Dame Football Legend