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Bridging the communication gap between sellers and leaders during COVID-19

By brett zalaski - Founder, Empowerment of a salesperson and Founder and head trainer at get after it sales

Over the first few weeks of COVID-19 quarantine life I spoke with more than 60 #sportsbiz sales reps and I also spoke with dozens of my friends in leadership positions for #sportsbiz teams. The story was...

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8 lessons from "The Last Dance" and Michael Jordans Bulls

By bob hamer - president & founder of Sports business solutions and creator of theclubhouse

It’s been awhile since I’ve written a blog personally, but after completing the 10-part sports documentary series “The Last Dance” which chronicles Michael Jordan’s Bulls and their 6 NBA titles...

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8 keys to acing your video interview

By jason stein - vice president, recruiting & development at sports business solutions

While many organizations have put a freeze on hiring, a lot of businesses are still conducting interviews for openings that have been put on hold. The timeline of when a hire can be made may be unclear,...

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My leadership journey: Horizontal vs. Vertical career growth

By jared ginsburg - director of ticket sales for oilers entertainment group

Are you preparing yourself for your next opportunity in the industry? I felt like a million bucks as I took the short walk from my new office to the sales bullpen with a bit of swagger in my step. I was...

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You CAN be vulnerable with colleagues; Here's how:

By dani feigin - manager, corporate partnerships at the los angeles clippers

Imagine this: you’re sixteen, and waking up to go to school just like you’ve done every single weekday since you can remember. It becomes a routine; something you’re comfortable with. So, what if...

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6 of the most valuable time management tips

By The Sports Business Solutions Team

Transitioning to a work from home environment has been a big change for many of us, and has led to some big challenges. One of the keys to being productive while working from home, and consistently putting...

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Sports Business Solutions partners with Spinzo for group and event sales best practices

By Sports Business Solutions

PHOENIX, AZ – May 1, 2020 – Sports Business Solutions, a full-service business consulting firm in sports, has announced a strategic partnership with Spinzo, a leader among social group sales platforms...

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10 tips for making a virtual sales pitch

By Mike Rudner - Vice President of Business Operations at Sports Business Solutions

With just about our entire country forced to work from home, some sales reps are doing something they’ve never really had to do...make virtual sales pitches. Luckily for those of you that are new to...

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11 networking tips for the COVID-19 times

By bob hamer - president & founder of Sports business solutions and creator of theclubhouse

Right now, during the COVID-19 quarantine, our focus is on both professional AND personal growth. Networking can be a key piece to both of those things. As a society, we are also craving human connection...

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4 ways to make an impact during these unique times

By Lowell Berg – Director, Ticket Sales & Services – University of Texas Athletics

To say these are unique times for us all right now is certainly an understatement. As my direct report, Drew Martin, has said to us multiple times; there’s no handbook for this. Most of us have never...

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Top 8 quarantine reads for you during the COVID-19 pandemic

By the sports business solutions team

Sports Business Solution’s “Top 8 Quarantine Reads” With an increased focus on personal development during our extended time at home, the team at Sports Business Solutions has put together their...

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Identifying the true source of our anxiety during COVID-19

By ERIC KUSSIN - CEO & FOUNDER - WE'RE ALL A LITTLE "CRAZY": GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH ALLIANCE™

When we’re not facing a pandemic, the most common pleasantry we exchange millions of times a day, around the world, with friends, family, even prospects and clients (regardless of industry), goes something...

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Tips on how to work from home

By theClubhouse team

The nation has been rocked recently by the Coronavirus, with every professional sports league shutting its doors and just about all team members now working remotely. It is an unprecedented time, and we...

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Advice for sport sales reps right now

By justin peterson - sr. account executive, business development at the arizona coyotes

For the better part of the last 50 years, attending sporting events has always been a unifying gathering – averse to national and even global tragedies. After 9/11 and the countless horrific school shootings,...

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Q&A with sports industry executives

By theClubhouse team

Participants: Dan Newhart – Director of Ticket Sales & Service at the Tampa Bay Rays Allen Jabero – Director, New Business Development at the LA Dodgers Will Weinstock - Manager of Inside...

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