How to Handle Taking an “Off-Track” Job

Hey everybody, I’m Brian Clapp VP of Content and Engaged Learning at WorkInSports.com and this is the Work In Sports podcast…  Question today comes from a regular of the show, someone I am personally very fond of, but who will remain anonymous for this conversation.  Their question came directly via LinkedIn, which is a great way for any of you listening […]

Career Advice from the Outside In

Hey everybody, I’m Brian Clapp VP of Content and Engaged Learning at WorkInSports.com and this is the Work in Sports Podcast… This episode is about expansion.  We in the sports industry so often out on our blinders and only think about sports. We tell ourselves it is so different than everything else out there, we […]

Jobs in Sports Management: Finding Your Fit in the Sports Industry

Most of you in our audience are sports fans thinking to yourself, I love sports; this is something that does it for me, I should make this into a career. This perspective makes sense, because lets be honest, working in sports, at least to me (I’m biased, I get it) is a lot cooler than […]

Essential Skills that will Differentiate You From the Competition

Hey everybody, I’m Brian Clapp, VP of Content and Engaged Learning for WorkInSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… Before we get into the stat line and today’s question — I have something I want to put into your brains that I’ve been thinking a lot about.  A few months back, I had […]

Joan Lynch, WorkingNation on the Future of Work – Work In Sports Podcast

Hey everybody, I’m Brian Clapp, VP of Content and Engaged Learning at WorkInSports.com and this is the Work In Sports podcast… One thing I’ve noticed throughout my career managing people and working through varying situations is that there are two main ways people respond and react to change.  There is a massive group of people […]

Moving Forward Part 4: Breaking Down Barriers to Entry – Work In Sports podcast

June 2014, just 6 years ago, the Atlanta Hawks finished their season 38-44 and were bounced in the first round of the playoffs.  Their General Manager, former NBA player Danny Ferry, was in a conference call with team owners and organizational stakeholders outlining his off-season plans and possible targets in free agency.  Luol Deng, was […]

How to Stand Out When You are Applying for Sports Internships – Work In Sports podcast

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Moving Forward Part 3: A Voice from Inside the Sports Industry – Work In Sports podcast

The Work in Sports podcast: Moving Forward is brought to you by EMPOWRD This is the most important election of our time. And let’s be honest, voting during a pandemic is a little confusing right now. There is so much misinformation out there aimed toward making you believe your vote doesn’t matter  Well, your vote […]

Moving Forward Part 2: Everyone Has a Role

The Work in Sports podcast is brought to you by EMPOWRD This is the most important election of our time. And let’s be honest, voting during a pandemic is a little confusing right now. There is so much misinformation out there aimed toward making you believe your vote doesn’t matter  Well, your vote does matter.   […]

Moving Forward Part 1: Using the Power of Our Voice

The Work in Sports podcast presents Moving Forward, a 4-part series highlighting the sports industry’s role in influencing change for people of color, the LGBTQ community and women. We will discuss representation, allyship, having a voice on the inside, fearless communication and inspiring steps for our future. Join us in this conversation with an open […]

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