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4 Ways a Hobby Can Boost Your Entrepreneurial Efforts

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Student entrepreneur Will Caldwell on the importance of finding passion outside of your startup.
April 9, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
How Jay-Z Went From Music Mogul to Sports Agent

How Jay-Z Went From Music Mogul to Sports Agent

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A timeline of the life and career of Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter, who transformed himself into a $450-million brand.
April 4, 2013 in Success Stories

An App That Moves Sports Fans to Better Seats

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Evan Owens designed Pogoseat, an app that helps fans at an event swap seats.
March 27, 2013 in Apps & Software
Last-Minute March Madness Marketing Tips

Last-Minute March Madness Marketing Tips

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Everybody is talking about March Madness and if you're a smart marketer, so are you. Here are several low-cost strategies to get in on the action before it's too late.
March 26, 2013 in Marketing Basics
World-Champion Skier Jeremy Bloom's Unconventional Path to Entrepreneurship

World-Champion Skier Jeremy Bloom's Unconventional Path to Entrepreneurship

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He missed his shot at Olympic gold, his football career was sidelined by injuries. He has dabbled in modeling and TV presenting. Now, the golden boy may have finally found his footing, in what once would have seemed an unlikely arena: entrepreneurship.
March 19, 2013 in Profiles
Video: Shaquille O'Neal on What Inspires His Business DecisionsPlay Video

Shaquille O'Neal on What Inspires His Business Decisions (Video)

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At SXSW, the former pro-basketball star and self-described high-level geek explains what drives him to invest in startups and what's next.
March 15, 2013 in Profiles
Shaquille O'Neal on Geeks, Partnering and Winning in Business

Shaquille O'Neal on Geeks, Partnering and Winning in Business

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The retired basketball star has advice for entrepreneurs.
March 11, 2013 in Profiles
Former NFL Running Back Tiki Barber Creates Online Marketplace for Athletes

Former NFL Running Back Tiki Barber Creates Online Marketplace for Athletes

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The ex-New York Giants star on his new venture and how his time as an athlete prepared him to become an entrepreneur.
February 19, 2013 in Business Ideas
Web Startup Offers Fans Unique Experiences

Web Startup Offers Fans Unique Experiences

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Fandeavor.com puts sports junkies in the middle of the action.
February 16, 2013 in Starting a Business
5 Inspirational Quotes From Sports Figures in 2012

5 Inspirational Quotes From Sports Figures in 2012

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Lessons in teamwork, goal-setting and more from some of the biggest names in sports.
January 2, 2013 in Leadership
Photos: Day #10: Our Top Picks for Sports Lovers

Day #10: Our Top Picks for Sports Lovers

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On the last day of our Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide, we roll out five products for the special angler, yogi or Frisbee player in your life.
December 5, 2012 in Business Ideas
Salary Negotiation Lessons From the NHL Lockout

Salary Negotiation Lessons From the NHL Lockout

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Five tips to consider about employee pay based on the missteps of the hockey labor dispute.
November 14, 2012 in Compensation and Benefits
3 Ways to Lead Your Business Like a Baseball Manager

3 Ways to Lead Your Business Like a Baseball Manager

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As major league baseball gears up for the World Series, here's how you can manage a winning team.
October 24, 2012 in Leadership
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From NFL Innovator Steve Sabol

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From NFL Innovator Steve Sabol

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Three lessons from the life of an entrepreneur who helped revolutionize sports broadcasting.
September 21, 2012 in Success Stories
What Sports Can Teach You About Running a Business

What Sports Can Teach You About Running a Business

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Consistent performance, whether in sports, sales or growing your business, pays off in more ways than simply sealing a big deal.
September 7, 2012 in Growth Strategies
Richard Branson and the Sporting Life

Richard Branson and the Sporting Life

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The Olympics and other sporting events have the billionaire entrepreneur thinking about the importance of sports to teamwork and competition.
August 6, 2012 in Lifestyle
Olympic Training Tips for Coaching Employees to Greatness

Olympic Training Tips for Coaching Employees to Greatness

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Just as Olympians need great coaches to reach their highest potential, your high-performing employees need coaching to do the same. Here's how to get started.
July 31, 2012 in Managing Employees
5 Winning Baseball Books

5 Winning Baseball Books

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Book buzz: The must-reads of 2012 include "The Art of Fielding" and "Damn Yankees."
April 19, 2012 in Lifestyle
Kentucky Businesses Brace for NCAA Final Four Madness

Kentucky Businesses Brace for NCAA Final Four Madness

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Here are three tips for how you can prepare for a sudden surge in sales.
March 30, 2012 in Sales
Competition: A Choice Activity for Young Entrepreneurs

Competition: A Choice Activity for Young Entrepreneurs

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In the final days of March Madness, do you feel like your company is a Baylor or UNLV? Here's how to size up the competition and come out on top.
March 28, 2012 in Branding
Martial Arts Franchise Kicks Butt

Martial Arts Franchise Kicks Butt

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A martial arts franchise aims to drop-kick bullies and raise self-esteem while helping owners bring a professional approach to their business.
March 24, 2012 in Franchises
Six Tips to Turn Your Passion into Profit

Six Tips to Turn Your Passion into Profit

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How Joe Reynolds and Ryan Kunkel parlayed their love of extreme adventure into a $30 million enterprise.
March 6, 2012 in Success Stories
The Risks of Betting on Sports in Your Office

The Risks of Betting on Sports in Your Office

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Here's how office pools may earn your company a major-league penalty.
February 20, 2012 in Managing Employees
How College Sports Photos Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business

How College Sports Photos Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business

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A former Duke University All-American basketball player hit on a business idea for building and managing online photo stores for college athletic departments and sports teams.
November 9, 2011 in Success Stories
Turning Jocks Into Franchise Owners

Turning Jocks Into Franchise Owners

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A new program aims to help professional athletes tackle the franchise world when they retire from sports.
November 1, 2011 in Franchises

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