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Don’t Let Others Take You to Where They Are

Full disclosure: this was not one of my finer moments.

I was in New York recently for meetings and walked to Starbucks for my morning “starter.” As I was standing in line, a call came in from someone I had been trying to connect with for a few days. I took the call. Two minutes later, it was my turn to order and I was trying to do so without interrupting my caller. The cashier couldn’t understand my order, so I tried again.

Lessons from Last Weekend’s Most Competitive Sporting Event: The Easter Egg Hunt

Sure, I know it was the first full weekend of the Major League Baseball season.

And I know that National Hockey League teams are fighting for the opportunity to make the playoffs. And yes, there was that little golf tournament over in Augusta called the Masters… but I watched the Friday night news and braced myself for the competition that was to await me on Saturday morning.

Check Your Ego at the Door

Every Saturday during the college football season, millions of fans tune in to ESPN’s College Football GameDay.

On the set are four of the most well-known faces in all of college football. Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, former Heisman Trophy Winner Desmond Howard and Lee Corso entertain fans from their traveling desk—usually at the best game of the week.

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