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Baltimore Unrest Affects Businesses, MLB and NFL Teams
Baltimore

Baltimore Unrest Affects Businesses, MLB and NFL Teams

Companies with Baltimore headquarters let employees work from home Tuesday, while the Orioles postponed their second-straight baseball game.
Tom Huddleston, Jr.
NFL Names 41-Year-Old Mother of Three Its First Full-Time Female Referee
Hiring

NFL Names 41-Year-Old Mother of Three Its First Full-Time Female Referee

Having officiated games for nearly 20 years, Sarah Thomas says she's encountered surprisingly little resistance and never set out to be a trailblazer.
Geoff Weiss
Expecting a Surge in Customers for Super Bowl? How These 5 Franchises Do It.
Super Bowl

Expecting a Surge in Customers for Super Bowl? How These 5 Franchises Do It.

Here's how Papa John's, Blimpie and other franchises are getting ready for one of their busiest days of the year.
Kate Taylor
10 Inspirational Quotes on Leadership From the NFL's Greatest Coaches
Leadership

10 Inspirational Quotes on Leadership From the NFL's Greatest Coaches

Like business leaders, these men understand the importance of grit, tenacity and poise in high-stakes situations.
Laura Entis
5 Quotes From Sports Figures in 2014 Worth Remembering
Inspiration

5 Quotes From Sports Figures in 2014 Worth Remembering

Athletic competition, whether in the Olympics or the Little Leagues, is a perpetual source of perspective on the struggles of entrepreneurship.
Mark Burns
3 Things Every Leader Can Learn From Seattle's Star Quarterback Russell Wilson
Leadership

3 Things Every Leader Can Learn From Seattle's Star Quarterback Russell Wilson

Believe it or not, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson can teach entrepreneurs a lot about leadership and running a business.
Craig Cincotta
The 5 Worst Twitter Marketing Fails of 2014
Mistakes

The 5 Worst Twitter Marketing Fails of 2014

#Fiasco. Some brands excel at tucking their tails between their tweets. Here's a naughty list of the ugliest Twitter marketing disasters this year and the important lessons you can learn from them.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The New England Patriots Twitter Fiasco Was Wrong for So Many Reasons
Marketing mistakes

The New England Patriots Twitter Fiasco Was Wrong for So Many Reasons

The team's recent social-media disaster was more than just a fumble. And the apology was just as bad.
Jason Fell
Don't Give Up -- the Fourth Quarter Can Turn the Whole Year Around
Entrepreneur Mindset

Don't Give Up -- the Fourth Quarter Can Turn the Whole Year Around

Much like a rallying football team, one conversation, one phone call, one client or one sale can swing things in your favor.
John Brubaker
4 Success Strategies I Took From the NFL to My Business
Success Strategies

4 Success Strategies I Took From the NFL to My Business

No matter what game you're playing, the winning formula is preparation, teamwork and a hunger to learn more.
Fran Tarkenton
What the NFL's Toxic Achievers Can Teach You About the Workplace
Managing Employees

What the NFL's Toxic Achievers Can Teach You About the Workplace

Some talented and skilled individuals succeed in their area of expertise but create all kinds of problems due to their distorted view of themselves and others.
Paul White
Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats
Productivity

Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats

Don't just look at the current best in your industry and do what they do. Try to be the best you, but feel free to borrow from unlikely sources.
John Brubaker
Turn the Distraction of Fantasy Sports Into an Engagement Opportunity
Employee Morale

Turn the Distraction of Fantasy Sports Into an Engagement Opportunity

Research has shown that employees are spending time managing their teams instead of working, which cost companies big.
John Brubaker