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From The Editor's Desk

I’ve worked in some bad systems. There were good people there, but inevitably, bad systems drag down good people. After a while, you start to wonder what you are doing there. Eventually, you aren’t there, and its the end of the road. The problem with bad systems is that they

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TGarrett
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0689.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe third party model has held ground and expanded in the college athletic landscape, with a further understanding between both in-house leaders and those representing the outside organization. Aspire’s Tony Garrett discusses how empathy has allowed the company to thrive when

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MWaddell
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0680.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSMike Waddell has managed to navigate the trickiest of waters in sports; not only as a broadcaster, but administrator in collegiate athletics, and now in the professional sports world with the Richmond International Raceway. Waddell talks about selling into a culture

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JHarris
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0641.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSNASCAR has few tracks that stand up to the legendary status of Talladega, which in racing lore may also be cursed in the minds of some drivers and racing fans. Josh Harris discusses how to sell a massive track in the

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JFerg
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0584.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJeff Ferguson appeared on the Tao of Sports Podcast back in Ep. 189, and has returned to share his outlook on the last two years of sponsorship sales. This may be a drastic turning point in the industry, Ferguson suggests, as

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From The Editor's Desk

Yesterday, I had a fascinating lunch debate session in Davis, Calfornia with Fair Ticket Solutions / authenTICKET’s Alan Gelfand about the secondary market. Gelfand was stopping by, on his way to chat up verification systems with teams, and gave me his thoughts on the secondary. Gelfand has been more than

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kbazen
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0412.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSKristopher Bazen is a sports branding and graphic design specialist with over a dozen years of experience in the professional sports and collegiate athletics marketplace. Bazen discusses his passion for creating great design, as well as ensuring that he captures both

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Sibling-Rivalry
Blog Posts

There is a horrible culture that can exist inside of a sales staff. It builds within a vacuum atmosphere and harms everyone, including those who do not participate in its growth. It is a sibling rivalry mentality. This is where folks try to elbow each other and their accomplishments out

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CustomerCulture
Blog Posts

A lot of the professional clubs overseas have an issue without “sales” culture. It is a distain for the idea of distributing tickets through an outbound sales effort. “Teley-Marketing” across The Pond doesn’t sell very well to those outside the United States. Therefore, when the word “sales” gets uttered within

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officeculture
Blog Posts

One of the hardest aspects of any culture shift is the realization that a percent of the employees currently on-site will not be around after the change has happened. It is inevitable. Some of these folks will also find their own way to the door, without your help in the

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