Business and Baseball: The Conclusion

Baseball and BatProgress always involves risks. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first. ~ Frederick B. Wilcox

While the above quote is somewhat tongue-in-cheek, I hope by now I’ve shown you how the wonderful game of baseball holds a lot of wisdom and experience that’s applicable to life in general, and to those of us in the business world in particular. From setting an example of how to handle adversity, to teaching us how important it is to take risks, baseball is a great metaphor on life.

Going forward, let’s look at our nation’s favorite pastime with a different perspective, searching for more ways we can apply the lessons of the players to our everyday business lives and entrepreneurial challenges.

When you’re ready to learn, the teacher will appear – perhaps in the form of a uniform-clad second basemen.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this series, and that you will let your friends know about our web site oriented towards small offices and those who are responsible for “communicating” the business to employees, customers, and prospective customers. I can’t guarantee you will win every time you try but I can guarantee you will lose every time you don’t try.

To your success – and to many winning seasons!

Remember, as Yogi Berra reminds us, “It ain’t over ‘til it’s over.

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