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How to Find a Job in the Growing Sports Industry

According to the SportsBusiness Journal, the Sports Industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States with nearly $250 billion in revenue annually. That makes it bigger than the U.S. Auto Industry and 10 times larger than the Motion Picture Industry. What does that mean to you? It means there’s an enormous amount of…

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Uncovering the Hidden Sports Job Market

Sports PR jobs seem like they’re hidden, but they’re really not. You just have to know where to look. Most people can’t find Sports PR jobs because they have blinders on. They get so focused on working for their favorite team, they can’t see the big picture. That’s understandable because of all the excitement surrounding…

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Sports Career Success Starts in the Mind

The single most-powerful mental exercise for achieving sports career success is visualization. This is how Harvey Mackay, author of the classic, best-selling business book, Swim With The Sharks, describes visualization: “I came to realize that fantasizing, projecting yourself into successful situations, is one of the most powerful means there is to achieve personal goals.” So,…

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The Michael Jordan Guide to Sports Career Success

Michael Jordan is the epitome of sports career success. Not only is he one of the all-time greats on the court, he wields even more power off of it. In June 2010, Jordan was ranked by Forbes Magazine as the 20th “Most Powerful Celebrity in the World,” with $55 million earned. (10 years after his…

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Good News and Bad News About Working in Sports

If you want to work in sports, and I think most of you do, I have a question for you: What do you plan on doing in the sports industry? What company, if they hired you, would be a dream come true? The New York Jets? New York Yankees? San Francisco Giants? How about Adidas? Or…

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3 Ways To Guarantee Your Sports Job Success in 2011

If your goal for 2011 is to break into the sports industry, there are three things that will guarantee your success. (And it won’t cost you a dime!)

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