Posts Tagged business and baseball

Ten Tips from My Book, Business and Baseball


Free Again on Amazon – Business and Baseball

For Two Days ONLY, starting 22 October, 2013 around midnight California (USA) time, I just reopened my new Kindle book, Business and Baseball, at No Charge on Amazon. Free access to the book will end around midnight California (USA) time on 23 October, 2013. About the book: “Play ball!” Baseball… America’s favorite pastime. Though there […]


My New Book on Amazon: “Business and Baseball”

My new Kindle book, Business and Baseball, just opened up on Amazon. About the book: “Play ball!” Baseball… America’s favorite pastime. Though there is much dispute about who actually “invented” baseball, what is undeniable is that this great game has given us a metaphor both for business, and, in many cases, life. Many famous baseball […]


Business and Baseball: The Conclusion

Progress 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 […]


Tenth Inning – Business and Baseball: The Game Reflects Your Preparation

Free Baseball ~ Ken Singleton* The difference between a good baseball player and a great one is not that the great one doesn’t make mistakes. What makes him great is that he knows how to handle it when he makes one. ~ Unknown When you watch a Major League Baseball game, it can seem like […]


Ninth Inning – Business and Baseball: Slumps Happen

You watch enough baseball games and other sports, and pretty soon you realize that even well paid – sometimes exceptionally well paid – baseball players and athletes have slumps. Even fabled winning teams have slumps. (As I write this, the New York Yankees have just gone through a 2 wins and 5 losses streak – […]


Eighth Inning – Business and Baseball: Review the Statistics

Hidden in the announcer’s booth at every baseball game, is someone charged with a very special job: Watching each and every pitch thrown, ball hit, and play made, and recording it all in the official scorebook. Each ball, each strike, each walk, each steal, all duly accounted for in the scorekeeper’s book. Then, after the […]


Sixth Inning – Business and Baseball: You Play Better with a Coach Who Knows the Game

Is life too complicated, or is it your approach to life that makes things complicated? ~ Joyce Meyer It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not. ~ Attributed to Hanoch McCarty Coaches matter. In fact, a so-so team can be taken to an unimaginable level based solely on […]



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