Archive for the ‘Celebrity Profile’ Category

Advocating vs. Networking

December 17, 2014

We all attend a lot of business events.  When you go, what’s your plan?  Most people either show up without any plan or bet on the limp trifecta of an elevator pitch, a business card exchange, and a hope for the best.  Derek couldn’t have spelled this out better in his awesome book, Networking is […]

Ted Leonsis Is In the Business of Making Grown Men Cry

July 13, 2011

I recently had the privilege, courtesy of Jenny Shtipelman of EagleBank, of hearing Ted Leonsis speak at one of their exclusive events. Ted is the founder, chairman and majority owner of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which owns three professional sports teams – the Washington Capitals (NHL), the Washington Wizards (NBA) and the Washington Mystics (WNBA) – as […]