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The Strongest Connections Come From Telling Your Story

Your brand has a story to tell and an audience of customers waiting to hear it.

Israel Idonije

5 Ways to Maximize Your Personal Network

When the time comes to build your brand, start with who you know and build from there.

Mike Kafka

Why Philanthropy Is Good Business

Community involvement energizes employees, builds customer relationships and enhances a brand as no advertising campaign ever could.

Torry Holt

Start Now to Create a SXSW Game Plan for Next Year

South by Southwest is growing into one of the great networking events in both music and technology. You can't start planning too soon.

Ryan Nece

What Two Pro Football Players Can Teach You About Business

These NFL players are using the tools that helped them succeed on the field for their new ventures.

Linda Lacina

NFL Veteran-Turned-Entrepreneur Says Adaptability Is Key to a Winning Game Plan

The average career of an NFL player lasts 3.3 years. Israel Idonije attributes his 11-year tenure to his ability to adapt.

Israel Idonije

4 Leadership Traits Shared by Successful Quarterbacks and CEOs

A leader succeeds or falls short based on the capacity to inspire their team and make the tough decisions under pressure.

Mike Kafka

How the Most Important Lessons in Football Apply to Running Your Business

The values that forge a team on the gridiron are just as relevant in the less glamorous work of building a company.

Terrence Holt

4 Bits of Football Coach Wisdom That Are True on the Field and in Business

The advice coaches give players reflects the values that lead to success in any endeavor.

Ryan Nece

3 Leadership Qualities I Learned in the NFL to Build My Charitable Foundation

Some leaders are born but others invent themselves because it is the only way to achieve their vision.

Brad A. Smith

3 Ways Launching a Startup Is as Tough as Playing for the NFL

You don't endure the same physical beating in business as in pro football but the demands to perform and the long odds of success are similar.

You Have the P.O.W.E.R. to Start a Business While Working Your Day Job

Professional football is a grinding job but Israel Idonije started his business while still playing in the NFL.

Israel Idonije