Is the World Cup a topic of conversation at your office? A British ex-pat at a St. Louis area company sent the following message the other day: I hear the odd person talking about this tournament (World Cup) at work, that’s if anyone takes a breather from talking about baseball ha ha. Feels like […]
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – A new book promoting better communication through sports talk is now available in both print or eBook formats, just in time for the festivities and friendly competitions occurring in the workplace associated with the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament better known as “March Madness.” Talking A […]
Going to a game with your client or colleagues tonight? Then keep these simple tips in mind. They apply to all sporting events and will help to ensure a successful evening: 1. Confirm your ticket. If your boss invited you, check with his assistant about where and when to get your ticket. You might simply […]
Sports can be a powerful tool in your toolkit. Even if you’ve never played sports, a basic knowledge of it can help you in the workplace.
Obviously, talking about any game is always a great conversation starter, but there are other ways you can engage a sports fan. General sports pop culture is rich and makes for great (and fun) conversation. There’s good chance you’ll know some, even if you don’t follow sports. For example, which is your favorite Super Bowl […]
Some may find it hard to believe, but sports can play an important role in the success of many businesses and organizations. (So, this may be the best reason why you should have a solid understanding — or at least an appreciation of — sports). For one thing, sports conversations can have a positive impact […]
The ability to carry on an interesting conversation is a vital skill in the workplace. While an exchange is easy when you’re among friends with whom you have a lot in common, that is generally not the case in the workplace. When trying to establish rapport with someone, you need small talk that is easy, […]
You may not want to hear it, but there are times when just talking about sports may not be enough. By that, we mean, some offices organize events around sports such as inviting clients to a sporting event or business meetings over a round of golf. Many times, a woman may opt out of these, […]