Entries from September 2010

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

How I Blog and How They Blog

I once wrote about why I have this blog. I don’t expect you to go back and read it so here’s the Cliff Notes. Blogging is a great way for me to stay sharp in business (digital media, sports biz, start-up world), share some of my thoughts with my friends and colleagues, and I enjoy [...]

Sunday, September 19th, 2010

Not Backing Into Decisions

At some point last weekend the fifth disc of my lumbar spine decided enough is enough. After 29 years of cushioning my spine as I pulled softballs foul, banked in three-pointers, jumped up and down on the couch watching St. John’s lose and sat hunched over my computer playing with the internet, a disc in [...]

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Help Me Help The World

In March I tried something new by taking $5 from every tournament bracket in the Littyhoops NCAA pool and setting it aside for charity. I figured that by adding a good cause element to an otherwise borderline illegal, productivity-sucking activity it not only would justify my primal need to be the guy who does the [...]

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Shoelaces For Heisman

I’m not sure the last time I’ve been as surprised by a sports event as much as I was watching Michigan Football led by Denard Robinson trounce UCONN last Saturday, 30-10. It was like learning that Brett Gardner really could hit a Home Run, Isiah resigns from the Knicks, St. John’s shooting 75% from the [...]

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

On Leadership and Management

I’ve recently stepped into a more active management role at Sportsvite. It’s completely different than the challenges I’ve faced so far in my career and it’s starting to change my entire view of business. I know just enough to know that I’m insecure by own inexperience in management and leadership (which I’ll use interchangeable because [...]