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The Tao of Sports Podcast – The Definitive Sports, Marketing, Business Industry News Podcast

Sports Revenue Analytics veteran Troy Kirby interviews the team behind the teams in Front Offices and Athletics Departments throughout the world, revealing an industry of specialists and minds unseen by the local or national media. Examined in this podcast are current or long-standing industry topics; tickets, business, analytics, moneyball, revenue, finance, economy, sales and jobs of the NCAA, NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL. Also included are topics surrounding third party vendors, sports business, revenue, marketing, mentoring interns, facilities, managing employees, as well as how to not only break into sports, but stay in the industry long-term. The often-invisible side of the industry is where the Tao of Sports Podcast attempts to pull back the elusive curtain, providing information both to industry insiders and those who want to work in sports.
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The Tao of Sports Podcast – The Definitive Sports, Marketing, Business Industry News Podcast
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Oct 9, 2013

 

Jim Willits has had a 20-year career in sports, rising to the role of Vice President of Sales for 8 years with the Philadelphia Flyers. Willits talks about the barriers that young students put on themselves trying to break into the industry, especially when presenting resumes or getting a face-to-face interview. Willits discusses how the industry needs for employees has changed, and how a lot of young employees need to be able to adapt to those changes to show value. Willits describes his role as a trainer for young executives, providing them with an affordable alternative in career coaching and development toward landing a job in the sports industry. Twitter: @WillRockSports

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