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Creating a Personal Advisory Team

Career decision making is tough business.  One way a lot of people cope with these difficult considerations is by turning to others for advice.  These supporters act as a sort of “kitchen cabinet”, listening to your concerns and giving you their wisdom in return.  In a sense, they constitute your personal board of directors. Everybody’s…

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Top 14 Career Changing Tips in Sports

The average sports worker will change jobs 8 times with at least 3 career changes, contributing to an annual industry turnover rate nearing 65%.  As Sports and Entertainment converge with the new media and expanding sports properties, there is still a critical need for quality senior level executives and specialized professionals.   Follow these top…

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How To Answer, “I Don’t Have Any Budget Left”

As a sports ticket sales rep, you’re used to hearing ridiculous and off-the-wall excuses from your customers as to why they’re not interested. One of the most airtight and hard-to-fight objections, however, is the budget issue. This objection takes several forms. A prospect may say anything like, “It’s not in the budget,” “My budget’s been…

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Sports Career Builders

Professional Development & Sports Career Management More than 45 million people find themselves unemployed each year.  Millions of others try to increase their satisfaction within the workplace as well as advance their careers by looking for alternative jobs and opportunities.  Statistics show that you will make more than 10 job changes and between three and…

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Sports Careers Conference

If you are looking to take your career in sports to the next level, then look no further than the Sports Careers Conference on June 28-30 in Dallas, Texas.  Instead of talking about all of the great things that will go on during the conference, I was able to speak with Mark Tudi, the founder…

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Video Interview: Key Ways To Break Into The Sports World

Even though I may be exactly one foot taller than Mark Tudi, he is a man that stands above us all with the work he has done in the sports industry. With all “height” jokes aside, and thanks to a kind recommendation from a highly respected mutual friend of ours, Mark and I were able…

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Break Into The Sports Industry In Six Simple Weeks

  Eric Mangini, Ron Shapiro, and Mark Shapiro all found their own unique way into the Sports Industry, but no one direction is the correct route for breaking into the sports world. How badly do you want to work in the Sports Industry?  What if I told you taking a six week long class may…

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Top 10 Sports Industry Sites of the Year!

Everyone loves a top 10 list so I decided to take a poll and generate a list with the top sites to help you in your quest of being the best sports executive possible. There are many great sports industry websites out there in a variety of niches.  Some are fan related, team related, blogs,…

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LinkedIn Power Networking Secrets

Hey guys, I recently had Marc Cuban, Curt Schilling, Jerry Rice, along with many others top Sports Executives connect with me online.  Pretty cool stuff right? Well a friend of mine said he thought some of you may want to know how I did this, so he is going to conduct a tele-seminar with me…

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The Huddle: Why Giving May Be Your Greatest Victory

Do you want to have a strong, productive network? I am talking about a network where opportunities, information and energy seem to continually flow to you.   Is that what you want?  If you do, the secret is to give to those around you. Your response (even if only in your mind) might be, “What? Give!…

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One-On-One with Chris McKinney, Publisher of Sports Career News

Chris McKinney is the president and publisher of Sports Career News, a nationwide, glossy magazine that caters to aspiring sports executives and the companies who want to reach them. He has created a new magazine to help individuals create more opportunities to find a job in the Sports Industry.  Please take a moment to Download…

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