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5 Inspirational Quotes From Sports Figures in 2012

5 Inspirational Quotes From Sports Figures in 2012

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

Day #10: Our Top Picks for Sports Lovers

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.
Salary Negotiation Lessons From the NHL Lockout

Salary Negotiation Lessons From the NHL Lockout

Five tips to consider about employee pay based on the missteps of the hockey labor dispute.
3 Ways to Lead Your Business Like a Baseball Manager

3 Ways to Lead Your Business Like a Baseball Manager

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

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From NFL Innovator Steve Sabol

Three lessons from the life of an entrepreneur who helped revolutionize sports broadcasting.
What Sports Can Teach You About Running a Business

What Sports Can Teach You About Running a Business

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

Richard Branson and the Sporting Life

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

Olympic Training Tips for Coaching Employees to Greatness

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.
5 Winning Baseball Books

5 Winning Baseball Books

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

Kentucky Businesses Brace for NCAA Final Four Madness

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

Competition: A Choice Activity for Young Entrepreneurs

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.
Martial Arts Franchise Kicks Butt

Martial Arts Franchise Kicks Butt

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

Six Tips to Turn Your Passion into Profit

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

The Risks of Betting on Sports in Your Office

Here's how office pools may earn your company a major-league penalty.
How College Sports Photos Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business

How College Sports Photos Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business

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.
Turning Jocks Into Franchise Owners

Turning Jocks Into Franchise Owners

A new program aims to help professional athletes tackle the franchise world when they retire from sports.
Three Business Lessons from 'Moneyball'

Three Business Lessons from 'Moneyball'

Here are the top takeaways from the story of how the Oakland A's changed the way baseball teams do business.
Startups Born from a Passion for Sports

Startups Born from a Passion for Sports

A look at three companies that are claiming their stake in the arena of sports-related businesses.
Three Franchises Far From Business As Usual

Three Franchises Far From Business As Usual

From rock 'n roll to divorce to kickball, these companies take franchising to a new creative level.
Nine NFL Stars Turned Entrepreneurs

Nine NFL Stars Turned Entrepreneurs

After a football fame, entrepreneurship beckons some gridiron vets. Here, a look at notable players now calling their own shots.
A Franchise Helps Schools Raise Money By Becoming Their Ad Agency

A Franchise Helps Schools Raise Money By Becoming Their Ad Agency

Local schools in need of new equipment win big when they partner with a Sports Image franchise.
Tackling Entrepreneurship

Tackling Entrepreneurship

The contenders in this year's Super Bowl aren't just football players. Some of them are savvy business owners, too.
Xtreme Entrepreneurs

Xtreme Entrepreneurs

Discover what it takes to turn your passion for Xtreme sports into a successful business.
From Board Room to Owner's Box

From Board Room to Owner's Box

These entrepreneurs are living every sports fan's dream as owners of NFL franchises.
The Business of Fantasy Sports

The Business of Fantasy Sports

Chris Russo and Kelly Perdew talk about how they've taken advantage of the fantasy sports explosion
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