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Offer Declined: What To Make Of Candidates Turning You Down

The National Basketball Association’s player free agency period opened on July 1st, (this is the first day that players with expired contracts can enter into new contract negotiations with the… Get the Rest

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How Do You Lead Today’s Rock Stars?

The NBA Championship is over, yet there is a lot of chatter about the tense relationship between LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers coach, David Blatt.  After observations

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How Do You Recover From a Crappy Day?

James Harden, arguably one of the top five players in the NBA this season, set a record for the most turnovers in a playoff game.  EVER.  13 terrible,

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Make Every Day ‘Draft’ Day and Other HR Lessons From Daily Fantasy Sports

Chances are you are familiar with, and possibly an active participant in some kind of Fantasy Sports.  Fantasy Sports have an estimated 40 million players in North America

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Need Motivation? Mark Cuban Can Help.

I think about the various things that motivate me and most are internally vs. externally driven.  For example, getting up at 5am five days a week to workout

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Strong Leaders Are Expected to Take Risks… A Defense of Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks

I really can write about more than just the Seattle Seahawks.  I promise.  Here's proof. I knew I was due to write the week after the Superbowl.  However, I

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What Would You Do With Marshawn Lynch?

Ok... I was trying really really hard NOT to write about the Seahawks. I think it's pretty clear from past posts that I love my Seahawks. And, given that

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3 Ways To A Championship Interview

Interview blunders.  We all have the stories.  One of my recent favorites: Guy candidate who couldn't hold it any longer went #2 in the urinal vs. waiting for a

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Running Wild: 3 Reasons I Keep Hitting The Pavement

I hate running.  Honestly.  When it gets down to it, running hurts.  I have plantar fasciitis, a bad hip and my knees are going to flip me off

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Thankless Thankful

  The darkness... Most of what you do is thankless. Maybe 5% of your job job is doing something where you should expect accolades, public praise, people to notice, etc.