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Franchise Players: Former NFL Wide Receiver Buys a Sandwich Franchise
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Former NFL Wide Receiver Buys a Sandwich Franchise

After retiring from the NFL, Troy Williamson decided to open a Which Wich restaurant in Aiken, S.C., where he grew up.
Kate Taylor
Underdogs, at the World Cup and in Business, Just Need One to Win
Leadership

Underdogs, at the World Cup and in Business, Just Need One to Win

You never know when success will come, so always put in more energy, effort and motivation.
John Brubaker
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What a CEO Learned Coaching His Daughter's Basketball Team
Leadership

What a CEO Learned Coaching His Daughter's Basketball Team

The one advantage of having never played the game before is your opponents can't know what to expect.
Vivek Ranadivé
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A Franchise Built for Endurance Athletes
Sports

A Franchise Built for Endurance Athletes

Jamie and Tara Osborn, triathletes both, recognized that retail niche for athletes like themselves and so they opened Endurance House.
Meet the Surprising New Player Driving Innovation in Golf
Golf

Meet the Surprising New Player Driving Innovation in Golf

Tyler Sullivan is on a quest to redesign the golf driver.
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Upcoming World Cup
Leadership

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Upcoming World Cup

Entrepreneurs and soccer players may have different types of goals. But they can both get there in similar fashion.
Eric M. Ruiz
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The Art of Keeping Your Team Focused on the Same Goal
Teamwork

The Art of Keeping Your Team Focused on the Same Goal

Just as staging the World Cup requires collaboration across borders, business owners often must mobilize players in multiple locations.
Alastair Mitchell
Pro Hockey Players' Entrepreneurial Power Play
Sports

Pro Hockey Players' Entrepreneurial Power Play

Former NHL players more likely than other pro athletes to start successful businesses.
Jaia Thomas
Franchise Players: A Franchisee Finds a Sweet Spot in High School Fundraisers
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: A Franchisee Finds a Sweet Spot in High School Fundraisers

When his parent company went under, James Thomson refused to quit the sports fundraising industry, becoming an NFP Sports franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Steve Ballmer's Next 'Window' of Opportunity: L.A. Clippers Owner
Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer's Next 'Window' of Opportunity: L.A. Clippers Owner

If the $2 billion deal is approved by the NBA, it would mark a brand new chapter for the former Microsoft CEO.
Geoff Weiss
This Company Makes Motion Capture a Cinch
Business Unusual

This Company Makes Motion Capture a Cinch

OpenStage uses multiple cameras and advanced algorithms to capture and display motion data in real time, no special suites or elaborate setups required.
John Patrick Pullen
Want Last Night's Sports Game to Remain Spoiler Free? There's an App for That.
100 Brilliant Companies

Want Last Night's Sports Game to Remain Spoiler Free? There's an App for That.

Spoiler Shield lets users to block all social media updates pertaining to certain TV shows and sports teams.
Matt Villano
Life Lessons From an Ex-NFL Player Turned Boss
National Small Business Week

Life Lessons From an Ex-NFL Player Turned Boss

After stints with the New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs, Eddie Kennison developed quite the entrepreneurial playbook.
Catherine Clifford