NASCAR Is Struggling…But What Can They Do?

I’ve seen a lot of articles floating around the Internet recently about the struggles of NASCAR: failing teams, declining revenues, bottoming out attendance. If you poke around any kind of live entertainment, this is a challenge that isn’t unique for a lot of entertainment options. Anytime you see, 21 of 23 tracks have a big decline in their attendance and …

Always Add Value…

It is easy for us to start thinking about our businesses in terms of the actions we take, or the features that we feel are important to our target markets. But the reality is that this is our world view and it often, scratch that, almost never reflects the worldview of the person on the other side of the buying …

What’s 2017 Going To Present Us With…Let’s Look

I’m a known fan of Peter Drucker’s. And one of my prized possessions is The Daily Drucker. Which is simply just a daily reader of Peter Drucker’s writings. If you are smart, you will buy a couple of copies, so you are never without one. What I love is that each year on January 2nd, I am faced with the idea …

‘Showboat: The Life Of Kobe Bryant’

A lot of times biographies really just reinforce a narrative that you have about a person, especially in sports. I wouldn’t have likely picked this one up if I hadn’t read Roland Lazenby’s last book Michael Jordan: The Life and been transported back to the time when I was a kid growing up and Michael Jordan seemed bigger than God. And, the …

The Law Of Averages Suggests…

The law of averages is one of those things that people talk about to the point of cliche. When I am talking with sports teams that are still wed to cold calling as their primary form of prospecting, they talk about the law of averages when they are discussing their sales ratios. When I deal with nonprofits and their development …

Globalization, the NBA, and you

Tonight will be Game 2 of the NBA Finals. All season, we’ve been enjoying watching our favorite players while playing NBA fantasy and WNBA optimizer, but we are now finally in the basketball season’s home stretch. Be sure to play along with your blank bracket, ready to be filled out with what team you think will be victorious during each …