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The “Tradio” of Sports Talk Radio, Matt Jones

I grew up in a very small town where “Tradio” was a weekly call-in show (an hour or two long) on the local radio station. I believe the show was also called “Dial-A-Deal” somewhere along the way. Basically, the idea was this ….. a person would call in to a host and attempt to “sell” [...]

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6 Words That Should Guide Leadership Decisions

Making important decisions is a part of life. Personal decisions. Professional decisions. We are all faced with decisions that impact our personal life and/or work life daily. In both, I have made good choices and bad choices. You can most likely relate. Over the past year, I have made many important decisions in my role [...]

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An Open Letter To Coach Mark Stoops

Dear Coach Stoops, I should begin by being totally honest ……. I’m no sports writer and certainly no football guru (went to one practice in high school and never returned). I am a fan and like most, I love our football program. The good. The bad. And the ugly. All of it. While I (as [...]

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Win Every Day This Year

I can hardly believe it’s 2015. Where does time go these days? Seems as if every single second, minute, hour, day, week, month and year pass by faster and faster the older I become. Don’t believe me? Don’t blink or it will be 2016! I didn’t make a list of resolutions for the new year. I [...]

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Turning Ideas Into Reality

I am an idea guy. I am always thinking, looking and planning for the next big thing. It’s just the way my mind works ….. both professionally and personally. Currently I am working on several new ideas. A few personally. More professionally. Earlier this week as I was planning for a couple of meetings to [...]

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I Often Wonder!

Do you ever just stop and wonder about things? Do you ever literally just stop and try to block out all the busyness of the world and spend time in wonder? Busy schedules, technology and so many other things seem to prevent me personally from this very thing of stopping and wondering. It’s reflection. It’s [...]

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Want Productive Meetings? Try These!

Honestly, I dislike most meetings. 99% of most meetings should never meet! I am not saying that all meetings are bad and not productive but a large percentage are just that. It seems as if we meet to meet to meet to meet …… you get my drift. I am as guilty as the next person in [...]

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