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This is an excerpt from Jenna Byrnes’ chapter in “The GM’s Handbook” which is available now in paperback, Amazon Kindle and Kindle Unlimited. It is cited, indexed and professionally edited, providing perspectives from 16 MiLB C-Suite Executives on leadership, hiring/firing/interviews, merchandise, tickets, concessions, corporate sales and the business of sports

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EKussin
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0804.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSTo put it mildly, Eric Kussin’s return to the podcast has been exactly 4 years apart (Ep. 218) with a lot of issues in-between. In 2015, Kussin suffered a hard drive crash of his brain as chief revenue officer of the

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Group links are a failure
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Sending out group buy links without developing a relationship, without building a group leader, is about as dumb as it gets. Yet, there are several ticket offices right now, staffed with young group account executives, who are working in earnest, doing that very thing every day of the week. While

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RyanIvey
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0380.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSRyan Ivey represents some of the new ways that a modern college athletic director can reach out to the public, as well as grow their networking capabilities through social media. Ivey hosts his own Twitter chat #scachat on Sunday nights, bringing

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officeculture
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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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cheatcodes
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One of the bigger issues that has come out the prevalence of video games is that those weaned on playing them have no concept of working through an issue. Why? Because when the going got tough in a video game, most implemented a cheat code in order to avoid actually

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Alillyestrom
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0297.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAt the FCS level, everything runs on a very thin budgeted operational staff in order to carry out various tasks. The University of New Hampshire Athletic Department is no different, especially when it comes to branding and marketing efforts, overseen by

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“…heres what we need cause its important u get this done so can you do it by fri…” The above sentence is from an actual e-mail I received several years ago while at a different job. I remember the sentence candidly as an example of bad sentence structure, lack of

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SONeil
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0137.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhen it comes to organizational systems and people management, Sean O’Neil wrote the book on the subject. O’Neil talks about some of the misconceptions about why people do the things they do, whether a management style should favor process over people,

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