Closing the Communication Gap

After writing the Following Up With New Contacts post, many of you asked me about how to keep the chain of communication going. I also got a lot of questions about following up with contacts with whom you’ve had a long gap with no communication. So, today I’m going to discuss getting back in touch with someone who you’ve previously…

Using a Conference to Take Networking to the Next Level

After last week’s guest post on the Ivy Sports Symposium, I took a minute to read through the latest tweets from Ivy Sports Symposium (@sportssymposium) and saw where they had retweeted a student’s comment about a phone call he had as a result of attending their conference. I was intrigued by the opportunity to bring you all a first-hand account…

There’s No One Way To Get Into Sports

I’m frequently asked how I got to my current position as a sports business reporter for ESPN. Well, it all started with a tax law seminar that fit nicely into my schedule during my 3L year and a professor who was willing to let me think outside the box. When I approached him wanting to write about internal taxation in…

Kristi on KBTX talking “12th Man”

Kristi joined Steve Fullhart on KBTX in College Station today to talk about Texas A&M’s “12th Man” trademark and why, from a legal standpoint, the school has to address the Denver Bronco’s use of the mark in yesterday’s game. Watch here.

What Not To Do: How do I find a job?

It’s time to start another series here on the blog, and this one is going to focus on what not to do. Last night, I participated in a chat on Twitter under hashtag #sbchat (sb = sports business). If you want to work in sports, or do work in sports, be sure you check out chats like this and take…

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