Professional sports have an obligation to our youth to provide role models for sportsmanship. According to NCAA Research in statistics released in April 2015, there were 1,093,234 high school football players in 2013-14 and 71,291 NCAA college football players. Many of these young men aspire to play football as a professional and spend hours emulating the style, stance and attitude of current players.
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It was refreshing to see First Lady Michelle Obama celebrate higher education at Wayne State University on College Signing Day. Her energy and enthusiasm was contagious among the crowd as she honored students making the awesome decision to commit to attend a college or university in the fall.
Last month I thought my eyes and ears had forgotten their respective jobs when I came across the story about Dan Price, CEO of Gravity Payments. If you haven’t heard, Dan Price announced that he was cutting his million dollar salary to accommodate his employees.
A few months ago I came across an article in the New York Times about Mark T. Bertolini, CEO and Chairman of the Board at Aetna Health Insurance. It caught my eye because he was championing the benefits of mindfulness as a part of wellness in the workplace.
March Madness ended with three Duke Blue Devils freshmen, Tyus Jones, Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow, leaving college to declare themselves eligible for the NBA draft in June.
After many years of attending high school sporting events, I have observed that dads from every walk of life and ethnic background grace high school athletic fields and gyms most often when their sons are playing a game. Football and basketball stands are packed with vocal dads.
A wrong turn in eighth grade could mean limiting options in twelfth grade. In recent years I’ve rarely met a middle school parent who didn’t insist that their child was going to college, but how many of those same parents know the details of their child’s ninth grade class schedule?
Have you ever wondered how you perform on stage? Whether you realize it or not, you are on stage every minute of every day in the workplace.
Most entrepreneurs enter business ownership and business leadership with a concept that they believe is great, money making idea.
I am a self- proclaimed NPR junkie. As I drive around town or work in my office the din of the latest flavor of the week blaring from the radio no longer has the appeal that it once had. I much rather learn how someone else lives or listen to the real story behind a national issue.