Looking globally at this industry and its progression into the future, several game-changing trends emerge.
If you're in this business, thinking of entering or investing, these can't be ignored.1. In a stereotypically male-dominated industry, the world of sports business is in for disruption.
With to-do lists a mile long, a whiteboard is something any budding entrepreneur would appreciate. Some great pens These Sharpie Fine Point Pens are a favorite around the office, and they would make a great gift for any entrepreneur—maybe with a few Moleskines? A great book (or several) on entrepreneurship Where do we even start?
We’re huge fans of Lean Planning here at Palo Alto Software, so The Lean Startup is definitely a good place to start, as is The Art of the Start.
We've all seen statistics on how new businesses tend to crash and burn, which is probably the last thing you want to think about if you're over age 50 and thinking of going from employee to entrepreneur. And you may have dreams of padding the retirement income and having a profit engine to pass on to your children.
But if we let the air out of our own emotions and fanhood, and look objectively at the world of sports as a business, the numbers are startling.She serves as an executive board member, investor, and adviser to sports business companies, and as an adviser to professional and retired professional athletes.As the creator of Change Up, Antoniacci builds companies and writes stories that help "progress the game."Every year the world stands witness to the dramatic plays of the sports industry-and 2015 certainly didn't disappoint.Women as both athletes and fans have elevated their stature, and the sports business community is paying attention. This "on the field" influence, can have a major rippling effect off the field.The holidays are almost upon us—do you have all of your gifts ready?