Sports leadership

Swansea Fires Bob Bradley: The End of American Managers in the Premier League

Bob Bradley's firing/sacking by Swansea City yesterday set off the predictable firestorm in the U.S. soccer media. Old battle lines were drawn and both sides took to the modern version of Agincourt: Twitter. The pro-USA crowd immediately accused Swansea, the Premier League, and fans of not giving the former USMNT coach a chance because he… Continue reading Swansea Fires Bob Bradley: The End of American Managers in the Premier League

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Bloomberg

Why Disruption is the Wrong Strategy for Associations – Bloomberg Government

We like to think this way because it’s a cool way to think. We want (and want our associations to be) innovative and disruptive. Keeping the status quo and keeping an aging brand doesn’t get you a prime speaking slot at industry conferences or covered by news outlets. Modern association leaders are being told to… Continue reading Why Disruption is the Wrong Strategy for Associations – Bloomberg Government

Millennial Journal

Assisted Suicide Article for Millennial Catholic Journal

Euthanasia is always included in the list of non-negotiable issues for a Catholic conscience, usually mentioned in the same breath as abortion. However, assisted suicide lacks nationwide statutory guidance, and until recently, few states had rules on the books permitting the practice. Thus while it always has been a line drawn in the culture war… Continue reading Assisted Suicide Article for Millennial Catholic Journal

Quick thought

How to Record a Holiday Classic

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With chestnuts roasting on an open fire and children watching mommy kiss Santa Claus, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… song season! Yes, the December holidays mean it is time for the glut of holiday music that comes with it, and the inevitable debates over… Continue reading How to Record a Holiday Classic

Movie review

Doctor Strange: How to Freshen Up The Marvel Franchise

When "Iron Man" was released in theaters, it was a breath of fresh air to the superhero franchise. It didn't rely on bad slapstick humor or over-the-top violence to sell tickets. Instead, it used a charismatic leading man to make jokes, show a true internal struggle, and create a hero that people actually could root for… Continue reading Doctor Strange: How to Freshen Up The Marvel Franchise

Feuerstein's Fire

My USMNT Analysis Appearances for World Cup Qualifiers

The U.S. men's national team suffered a damaging loss this past Friday to Mexico. By losing 2-1 in Columbus, the U.S. not only lost the mythos of impenetrability around Columbus, Ohio but also begin the hexagonal qualifying phase on the back foot. Tuesday, the team travels to Costa Rica to try and get something from an… Continue reading My USMNT Analysis Appearances for World Cup Qualifiers