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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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How to manage your customers during a crisis

By josh belkoff - sr. director, business development - sports business solutions

“When you face a crisis, you know who your true friends are” - Magic Johnson Crisis. Pandemic. These words are not ones that typically flow off the tip of your tongue. We’re currently in the middle...

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**Press Release** Introducing #SameHere Solutions

By bob hamer - president & founder of Sports business solutions

Sports Business Solutions joins forces with The #SameHere Global Mental Health Movement to tackle mental health in sports business. PHOENIX, AZ – Mar. 20, 2020 – Sports Business Solutions, a full-service...

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How we can learn from challenges and turn them into positives

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

How we as individuals are treating this situation, how our press is handling it, is a microcosm of some of the shortfalls of how we handle most health situations that arise in our society. I took a poll...

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Eric Kussin - My #SameHere story

By Eric Kussin - CEO & Founder - We're All A Little "Crazy": Global Mental Health Alliance™

I have some very important personal information and updates to share that should take no more than 15 minutes to read through. For the past two and a half years I have suffered through, and then ultimately...

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Bob Hamer - My battle with OCD

By bob hamer - president & Founder of Sports business solutions

I’ve been putting off telling this story for as long as I can remember. Ironically, it’s probably due to my condition. It’s time to finally come clean and let people know that, like everyone else...

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What sports teams are doing right now

By theClubhouse team

Coronavirus Support for the Sports Industry Our goal within theClubhouse is to bring content to the sports industry in an effort to help people be successful. There is no question we’re living in unprecedented...

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How to stay positive during extreme adversity

By kevin klammer - sr. director of training and development at sports business solutions

“Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” – Dalai Lama XIV Positivity is a choice. It’s like a muscle. The more you exercise it – the stronger it gets. For me, positivity is a lifestyle. You...

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Coronavirus support for sports industry employees

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

Sports industry friends and colleagues, If you’re anything like me you’ve been rocked by the recent news of the spread of the Coronavirus and the subsequent cancellations of our games and events. This...

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#MySportsBizStart - Evan Gilles: "Transforming adversity into opportunity"

By Evan gilles - Manager, Premium Partnerships & Corporate Sales for the Atlanta Hawks

As I reflect on my career in the sports industry thus far, one thing is for certain -- The path I took was not even close to the path I planned for myself. A multi-sport athlete growing up, it was strictly...

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