Pre-Super Bowl XLIV Water Cooler Conversation Starters (and Stoppers) for Non-Sports Fans

It’s the moment fans have been waiting for… finding out who will be going to the Super Bowl next month. So, for non-sports fans, building rapport with clients, customers, colleagues and bosses who follow football is easy this week, IF you can talk about the big game.  Here’s an all purpose conversation starter, and a […]

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by TalkingAGoodGame - 01/25/2010 in Uncategorized -

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NFL Playoff Water Cooler Conversation Starters… and some Stoppers

Starting on Monday, the office chatter will probably be dominated by playoff talk. No need to sit on the sidelines this year. Here are some easy comments you can use to start or participate in just about any conversation about the games. And, just for fun, we’ve included a few “stoppers” to steer clear of, […]

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by TalkingAGoodGame - 01/11/2010 in Uncategorized -

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Talking theTalk about the 2009 Post Season Playoffs: Step 1

For football fans –and let’s face it, that’s a lot of people because professional football is one of the most popular spectator sports in the country– the playoffs are the most exciting part of the season.  Since the playoffs begin today, here’s a quick overview of the basics such as who’s playing and when, key […]

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by TalkingAGoodGame - 01/09/2010 in Uncategorized -

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Blackhawks Suck: A Cautionary Tale for the New Year

Non-sports fans can take comfort in the fact that even sports fans need some help when it comes to talking sports at work.  Take Andrew’s story, for example. Andrew is a senior project manager and an avid sports fan. His favorite sport to follow is hockey. His boss invited him to attend a hockey game […]

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by TalkingAGoodGame - 01/02/2010 in Uncategorized -

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