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NBA Player Turned ‘Master Business Facilitator’ Now Bolstering Other Pro-Athletes Post-Career Business Plays

From NBA baller to business master: Iconic all-time NBA player and former U.S. Olympian, Charles Smith, parlaying pro-sport paradigms to help transitioning athletes—and Corporate America—succeed When 10-year NBA alum Charles Smith was in the league playing for the Los Angeles Clippers, San Antonio Spurs and New York Knicks, he claimed fame as being a top rebounder, shot blocker and scorer, ... Read More »

Sweetheart Slimdown: 3 Reasons It’s a ‘Sweet Idea’ to Diet as a Duo

HealthyWage.com’s ‘It Takes 2’ Jackpot Challenge to pay duos $5,000 cash for losing a combined 6% of unwanted weight It’s been well-proven that “social dieting” makes weight loss more fun and successful—especially with programs that include elements like the spirit of competition, teamwork, encouragement and, of course, gentle peer pressure. You don’t want to mess things up for your other ... Read More »

Why Your Employee Approach Can Undermine Sports Business Success

Expert’s game changing performance management strategy a boon for sports and fitness business owners, department heads and human resource managers If you want to be the best and grow your sports or fitness business, not only do you have to hire and reward the best … you must either develop or remove the rest. It’s that simple. Toward this end, ... Read More »

Anonymous LLC Demand Accelerates as Sports Business Owners Pursue Privacy Protection in the Information Age

Today’s business landscape is becoming increasingly fluid, with more people than ever owning and operating professional enterprises—whether as their main occupation, a “side hustle” or both. In fact, one report reveals there are fully 582 million entrepreneurs in the world. This includes rental property owners; sellers on eBay, Etsy, Shopify, Amazon and the like; and independents taking advantage of today’s ... Read More »

3 Ways to Effectively Assess a Legal Cannabis Company to Mitigate Risk

How to scrutinize a legal cannabis company for utmost viability to best ensure your investment, partnership, employment or other  engagement doesn’t ‘go up in smoke’ With the legal cannabis industry projected to exceed $50 billion by 2022, according to Cowen & Co., and another report citing that, from just January to September 2017, alone, “cultivation and retail investments tripled to ... Read More »

7 Growth Strategies Sure to Spur Fresh Sports Industry Success

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Growth. All sports businesses and industry professionals should desire it and most certainly need it. But achieving and sustaining growth in today’s uber-complex environment—whether corporate, entrepreneurial or personal career growth—takes multifaceted vision, ingenuity and agility. Indeed, a lack of growth in business speaks volumes. It says a business or individual hasn’t fruitfully evolved in its own lifecycle (or career cycle), ... Read More »

Easy Ways to Make Your Fall Season Better

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With summer in the rearview mirror, the consumer marketplace is a-buzz with brands eager to ease and enhance your fall season experience—and the holiday shopping cycle just beyond.  With so much to choose from amid an influx of innovation, what’s truly worth “falling” for? Here are a few notable solutions that exemplify ingenuity, foster personal empowerment, allow you to vote ... Read More »

17 Savvy Summer Solutions

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Summer is here so it’s time to get out there and enjoy the hot weather (in some cool summer styles, of course)—and also use some of the extra down time to redecorate, boost your self-care regime, connect with friends and family over fab food, and ensure all is clean and spiffy on the homefront. Here are a few finds that ... Read More »

Fab Fare and Frivolity at Barton G Los Angeles

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::: Exclusive interview reveals nixed dish concept ‘too offensive’ to offer as well as a new menu item determined to make a debut :::   When considering the seemingly disparate business model concepts of “fun” and “elegant,” it’s not exactly intuitive—or even advisable—to pair the two, particularly in the realm of fine dining. However, with an A-list chic ambiance juxtaposed ... Read More »

STK LA a Must Do-or-Dine Destination

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When it comes to steakhouses, Los Angeles is a carnivore’s cornucopia. While the City of Angels is replete with meat-minded eateries, one such restaurant—STK in the W Los Angeles in West Beverly Hills—rises above thanks to an inimitable mix: a well-conceived and expertly executed menu proffered in a high-intensity, chic club-like atmosphere where dining is far more than eating: it’s ... Read More »