Sports leadership

Deny v. Embrace: How Should Sports Executives Handle Crisis?

The soccer world chatted about some salacious gossip this week when executives from five of the top English soccer clubs were allegedly spotted discussing the creation of a pan-European soccer league with Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross.  The idea of a "super league" has been around a while, as big-money clubs reap more money from… Continue reading Deny v. Embrace: How Should Sports Executives Handle Crisis?

Quick thought

Would You Hire Jose Mourinho, Job Applicant?

The scuttlebutt from the world of soccer is that Jose Mourinho, superstar manager and massive egotist, is working hard to land his dream job of managing Manchester United.  Now the Red Devils already have a manager but, in an era when the manager of the Champions League favorite announces next year he is taking over… Continue reading Would You Hire Jose Mourinho, Job Applicant?

Quick thought

Quick Thought – Do High Ticket Prices Cost Us Twice?

In case you haven't seen the news, the world of soccer is awash in rumors of a coaching carousel at some of the world's largest clubs.  Manchester United, for example, is allegedly considering replacing its high-profile coach after less than two seasons.  They could be replacing him with Jose Mourinho, who was fired by Chelsea… Continue reading Quick Thought – Do High Ticket Prices Cost Us Twice?

World Soccer Talk

WST Article on Constant Turnover at Top Soccer Clubs

As a manager, you always want the best job because you want your name whispered with the game’s greats. And it would be, no doubt about it. However, as we wrap up 2015 in a little more than a week, I’d wager that there has never been a worse time to be a manager of… Continue reading WST Article on Constant Turnover at Top Soccer Clubs