Readers Interview: Sanjaye (Mauritius)

In order to create an online platform to exchange information between our readers, we’ve started with interviews with our readers. They all work in sports, and therefore have experience to share with all of us.   Name: Sanjaye Goboodun Country: Mauritius Function within your sport organization: 1st Vice President NOC Mauritius President National Olympic Academy…

28 Rules

We all have experienced Murphy’s Law in our sports organization. You have either a big sport competition, seminar or trip, and a small thing happens, and sets off a whole chain of other problems and obstacles. I personally do not believe in superstition, but I have mentioned “Murphy Law” in the past on numerous occasions.…

Sports Illustrated winner Kids of the year 2012

I normally don’t pay so much attention to the nomination of the Sports Illustrated prizes of the year, as they normally go to the best playing basketball player, baseball player or other multimillionaire athlete. For last year it seemed to be the same, as Lebron James was named the winner. He didn’t agree though, and…

Make your goals S.M.A.R.T !

If you are part of a sport organization, you are probably participating in meetings. I want to ask you to analyze the next couple of meetings you attend, and count the number of ideas that are being brought forward. We all have ideas about how the development of our athlete, team, club, association or federation…

Readers Interview: Nahid Karimi (Iran)

In order to create an online platform to exchange information between our readers, we’ve started with interviews with our readers. They all work in sports, and therefore have experience to share with all of us.   Name:        Nahid Karimi Country:    Iran Function within your sport organization: Project Officer Development for Olympic Solidarity Programs Current employer: Olympic…

10 Management lessons from the Olympics

During the beginning of August I attended the Olympic Games in London, which were my second Olympics. My first experience were four years ago in Beijing (China), which ended like a nightmare as our best athlete was disqualified on the 200m, and therefore lost his silver medal. After a week he got the medal from…

Readers Interview: Martin Gleeson (Cricket)

In order to create an online platform to exchange information between our readers, we’ve started with biweekly interviews with our readers. They all work in sports, and therefore have experience to share with all of us.   Name:        Martin Gleeson Country:    India Function within your sport organization: Chief Executive Officer, Sports Education Development India…

Olympic memories

This Mastermind Sports Management is an online international group of professionals. On a monthly basis they will share their opinion on a certain topic. You can look at the background of each mastermind by going here. June 2012 topic: “Olympic Memories” In a month the Olymic Games will be organized in the city of London.…

Sport Management Interview

The beauty of the internet is that if you are open to it, you can make connections with very kind people. I always look out to connect with people who have an interesting story to share, especially about sports and management. I was pleasantly surprised when I received an email from Brandon Yeager, with the…