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Why Digital Is the Future, and How You Can Prepare

Having basic skills in the digital world is paramount to success in today’s sports industry. Sebastian Oddo, Vice President of Digital & Content Production at Octagon. (Photo via Sebastian Oddo) 2018 is here and with the new year comes a new set of resolutions. For many, professional growth and developing skills necessary to succeed in the workplace fall at the top of their resolutions list. One such skill set is digital–a term often described as a must-have for college students […]

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For Ryan Mosher, Working in Sports Has Been the Journey of a Lifetime

His latest challenge is just another step in a great career. Ryan Mosher has enjoyed success at every stop. (Photo via Ryan Mosher) Nestled at the southernmost point of Seneca Lake in upstate New York sits a town by the name of Watkins Glen. Eleven months and three weeks out of the year, Watkins Glen is home to just over 1,000 residents, but come the first week of August and the town is inundated with close to 40,000 visitors holding on to […]

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New Conference Seeks to Bridge the Gap for NFL Players and Military Veterans into Careers in…

An earlier than expected exit from a career fuels an effort to ease that entry for others. Photo via Baja Athletic Conference Transitions in life are never easy. Turning the page can cause trepidation and anxiety and often, just isn’t that simple to do. Former 1st round NFL Draft pick Sedrick Ellis found himself in an earlier than expected transition. Now he’s helping others handle and prepare for that same problem whether they come from the gridiron or the battlefield. A […]

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5 Easy Ways to Separate Yourself in a Competitive Sports Industry

Simple advice to help all of us looking to advance our careers. Breaking into sports can be challenging at times. (Photo via Pexels) If there is one thing I have learned through my collegiate experience, both as a student and aspiring professional, it is the importance of putting yourself out there. Take a risk. Get comfortable being uncomfortable. Put yourself in situations in which you would not normally feel at ease. Take a leap into unchartered territory. You might be wondering what […]

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If You Can Make it in Baseball, You Can Make it Anywhere

Lessons Learned from Working in America’s Pastime Photo courtesy of tumblr.com As #OurSeason draws to a close for the Arizona Diamondbacks, there is finally time to reflect upon what I have learned during my internship within the team’s Corporate Partnerships department. Over the course of 10+ months, I have had the opportunity to be surrounded by many mentors who have helped hone my skills and transition me into a full-time career within this industry. However, looking back on my internship, […]

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