World Cup 2014

  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 […]

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by TalkingAGoodGame - 06/10/2014 in Blog, News -

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Primer Prepares a Growing Global Workforce for ‘March Madness’ & More

  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 […]

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by TalkingAGoodGame - 02/26/2014 in News -

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5 Things You Need to Know When Attending a Work-Related Sporting Event

  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 […]

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by TalkingAGoodGame - 10/25/2013 in Blog, News -

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It’s Not Just About the Stats… Sports Pop Culture Counts, too

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 […]

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by TalkingAGoodGame - 07/20/2013 in Blog, News -

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Sports & Sportsmanship Drive Many Businesses

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 […]

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by TalkingAGoodGame - 07/05/2013 in Blog, News -

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It’s Really About Making Friends and Influencing People

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, […]

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by TalkingAGoodGame - 06/19/2013 in Blog, News -

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Sporting Events, Golf and other Mortifying Activities

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, […]

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by TalkingAGoodGame - 05/26/2013 in Blog, News -

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