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What Leaders Can Learn From the NFL's Draft of the First Openly Gay Player
Workplace Diversity

What Leaders Can Learn From the NFL's Draft of the First Openly Gay Player

This moment can provide lessons and insight for businesses about how they should address matters of workplace diversity.
Brian Fielkow
Nothing But Net: Oprah Eyeing Bid for the LA Clippers
Sports

Nothing But Net: Oprah Eyeing Bid for the LA Clippers

If the NBA board of governors votes that Donald Sterling must sell the Clippers following his leaked racial tirade, none other than Oprah herself is poised to make a play.
Geoff Weiss
Ex-NFL Star Chad 'Ochocinco' Johnson Scores a Touchdown for Bitcoin Awareness on Twitter
Bitcoin

Ex-NFL Star Chad 'Ochocinco' Johnson Scores a Touchdown for Bitcoin Awareness on Twitter

The hot-tempered former NFL wide receiver wonders how 'easy'' the complicated cryptocurrency is. Don't even get us started.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Do You Have the Body Language of a Champion?
Body Language

Do You Have the Body Language of a Champion?

As the NCAA Tournament winds down, here's a little experiment to try out at your business.
John Brubaker
Franchise Players: Don't Expect to Make Money Right Away
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Don't Expect to Make Money Right Away

Franchising isn't for those trying to make a quick buck, says this sports league franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Why Athletes and Veterans Make Incredible Franchisees
Franchise

Why Athletes and Veterans Make Incredible Franchisees

Hardworking, creative and team-oriented, military personnel and athletes have entrepreneurial skills that are an asset to any franchise.
Joe Prusha
In Basketball and Business, What Separates Winners and Losers?
Psychology

In Basketball and Business, What Separates Winners and Losers?

Little things make a difference, so you need to prepare yourself well.
John Brubaker
3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)
Bitcoin

3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)

Bitcoin isn't just for 'cyber snobs' anymore. Tech-happy stars are riding the trendy Bitcoin wave, too.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Role of Luck in Business, Investing and Sports
Luck

The Role of Luck in Business, Investing and Sports

Michael J. Mauboussin, head of global financial strategies at Credit Suisse, explores what results in success.
John Patrick Pullen
A Former College Basketball Coach on Building a Winning Franchise Investment
Franchise

A Former College Basketball Coach on Building a Winning Franchise Investment

For this Sport Clips Haircuts franchisee, coaching a basketball team and running a franchise are more similar than you'd think.
Bud Childers
Go for the Gold: 5 Business Principles to Learn From Olympians
Leadership

Go for the Gold: 5 Business Principles to Learn From Olympians

Looking at the world's best athletes can teach you some important lessons about entrepreneurship.
Adam Toren
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Why Barbie Posed for Sports Illustrated
Marketing

Why Barbie Posed for Sports Illustrated

As worldwide sales of Barbie struggle, the blonde-haired plastic toy is making her debut in Sports Illustrated's key swimsuit issue.
Geoff Weiss
GoPro, the Maker of the Go-Anywhere Hero Camera, Files for IPO
Technology

GoPro, the Maker of the Go-Anywhere Hero Camera, Files for IPO

The San Mateo, Calif.-based company announced today that it plans to go public.
Catherine Clifford
From Corner Shot to Corner Office, 5 Lessons Learned
Leadership

From Corner Shot to Corner Office, 5 Lessons Learned

What being a college athlete taught this entrepreneur about business.
Davyeon Ross