Partners want more. Teams want to GIVE more. In recent times, PowerPoint presentations WERE considered trend setting and innovative. But, as we all know we live in a rapidly changing technology driven world. What was once standard is now being quickly replaced by anything digital teams can get their hands on. Digital budgets are one(…)
Corey Gaines, head coach of the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury, runs a fantastic clinic each season for local coaches. A great college and pro player himself, Corey always talks about leaders he played for and the effect they had on him. One of Corey’s favorites is Pat Riley. With Riley, the devil was in the details – it(…)
Katy Gager (Baylor S3 ’08) is a Senior Account Executive at The Marketing Arm an agency based in Dallas, Texas. She represents and manages AT&T’s brand through corporate sponsorship of professional & collegiate sports properties in the Southeast Region. Willing to move Katy transferred to Baylor for the S3 program to begin her junior year. One(…)
Old style leaders are about giving permission to supplicants. Their followers seek permission. It’s an “I/you” rather than “we” dynamic. Leaders have power and followers must ask. I/you leadership is disengaging and dis-empowering. Successful leaders do more than give permission, they get it. Permission answers the question, “Is it ok with you if we talk about(…)
Transitioning from college into the work force always poses challenges and growing from them is necessary for success. Jay Kinderknecht (S3, ’12) first interned with the New York Mets following his junior year in the S3 program at Baylor. “It was great getting exposure to several areas of the Mets organization,” said Jay. “While I started(…)
Editor’s Note: This post had over 1000 shares in the last 3 days on Dan’s website (http://leadershipfreak.wordpress.com/). The enemy of success is isolation. The higher you go the easier isolation becomes, but, it’s a devastating problem at all levels of leadership. Isolated leaders fear conspiracies and feel misunderstood. Worse yet, ivory-tower leaders resort to control(…)
“If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there.” Think about a sales contest you have conducted (or participated in) that was missing something. Perhaps it did not have a specific purpose, was unorganized, anticlimactic, or even ineffective? Rather than using a generic model, create a personalized strategy that will help(…)
First Ever Managers and executives from professional sports met for the inaugural Daniel Sport & Entertainment Leadership Summit the third weekend in February in San Diego. We plan to host this event each year to encourage each other to be leaders in our homes, at work, and in our spheres of influence. The summit is named after(…)
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Successful Leaders in the Wide World of Sports Business Women increasingly move up the corporate ladder across America, but have faced a greater challenge in the once male-dominant industry of professional sports. In a world where people like Donald Sterling have been operating, what is it like for females as they progress to the highest executive(…)
How two brothers made it big in pro sports: Colin Faulkner, Chicago Cubs and Chris Faulkner, Denver Broncos
S3 Board Member Spotlight Brothers. Friends. Sports. These three words bind Chris and Colin Faulkner together as one of the few sets of brothers in the business of sports. Colin is the Vice President of Sales & Partnerships with the Chicago Cubs. Chris is Manager of Club Seat Sales and Service with the Denver Broncos.(…)
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