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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. February 2012 topic: Sport Management Resource   You are never too old to learn, and it is a fact that to stay at the top of your game, you need to read and educate yourself on a continuous basis.  Our members of the...

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3 Tips for bringing bad news in Sports

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Sports are fun, we laugh, play, compete and enjoy……..BUT NOT ALWAYS! As an administrator or sports manager, in charge of management (on any level) it is very important to know some different ways of communication. Whether you are the president or the one in charge of laundry, communication is important especially if it concerns bad news or difficult decisions. In firsts instance we all are evaluated by the way we communicate, and not immediately by our message. If somebody...

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5 Tips for Time Management in Sports

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This post is about a topic I honestly am having difficulties with. Each and every day the management of my time is a challenge, and I nearly close every week and month, with things I didn’t accomplish. Somebody once said that it is not about managing time, but it is all about managing yourself. What is your focus on, how long can you stay focused and how do you block all external distractions? To work in sports (whether you’re...

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Motivate volunteers in sports

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Many people do not realize the impact volunteers in sports have on other people every year. Many life lessons can be taught in a sports setting. Some people volunteer because their own children are involved with sports and the parents want to be good role models. Others volunteer to be role models for other children in the community. Still others may volunteer because they are big fans of the sports organization, so they want to play a small role...

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How To Find Sponsors For Small Sport Organizations

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Let’s face it, as sport administrators of small Sport Organizations we are in constant search for sponsorships. There are lots of companies and individuals out there who are willing to spend their money on sponsorship in sports and no doubt some sports get more sponsorship than others. But how do you position yourself so that you are able to attract the right kind of sponsors who have the money and services you are looking for? Here are some things...

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One year sportmanagement.cc

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They say “Time flies when you’re having fun”…..and I must say, I’ve had some fun with this website. It is already one year ago that I started with this specific one, and my main aim was (and still is) to reach out to all those voluntary sport administrators out there. They struggle on a daily basis to get their sport organization and their athletes on a higher level, and I have much respect for you all, who have your...

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Characteristics of a Sports Manager

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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. This month’s topic: Characteristics of a Sports Manager   Greg Harney (USA) Sports administrators in today’s society must possess a number of characteristics and skill sets particularly within the Olympic world that most of us live and work in every day. To begin...

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Why Sports Sponsorship is better than Advertising

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Sponsorship and advertising are both marketing tools that strategically apply to different situations. There are however usual times when a company is faced with choosing between both tools. These times usually are a point of exposure as to which tool can give more and help increase a brand’s visibility. This arena is where sponsorship takes over, and where you as sports manager should be stepping in. What sponsorship accomplishes better than advertising is in the establishment of qualitative aspects....

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How to win GOLD

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As a Manager in sports, I’ve now experienced twice from very close by, what it is to win a medal on a very high international sports platform. My first experience was during the Olympic Games of 2008 (Beijing-China) where Churandy Martina won the silver medal on the 200 meters Track & Field. It was very unfortunate though that after the race it seemed that he stepped on the line and then was disqualified. Nevertheless his preparation was optimal, and...

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What is your sports management backup plan?

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For three weeks in the month of October 2011 I am staying in the Mexican City Guadalajara for the Pan American Games 2011. This is the biggest Olympic event of the Pan American continent, with more than 6000 athletes representing 42 countries. There are millions invested and the organization is obviously huge.             Here I am with our Olympic athletes in Mexico. I am the 2nd from left on my knees I’ve been attending...

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