5 Skills that Great Coaches and Businessmen Must Have

5 Skills that Great Coaches & Great Business Leaders Share

Like most things in life, there are some universal skills that transcend occupations, careers or Industries. They help to distinguish the truly exceptional from the rest of the pack, they separate the mediocre from the Good, and then the Good from the Great. Whether on the football field or in the Board room, here are 5 universal skills that Great Coaches and Great Business leaders have in common.

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5 Books I Recommend to Our Team Here at Pro Tapes?

I’m a strong believer that life is a journey of continuous evolution and growth. In order to avoid stagnation and the boredom that comes with it, I’m always looking for new experiences, new adventures and new lessons to learn. Travel is great but time consuming and expensive. Training seminars are another great way to pick up new skills but they’re not always convenient, especially with a hectic schedule to maintain. Therefore, I find reading (or listening to books) to be one of the best ways to pick up some new ideas, or hone your existing skills. Books are an inexpensive and convenient way to help you improve, grow and cope with the challenges that both life and business throw at you. Here are the five books that I recommend to our team here at Pro Tapes? and the lessons they provide. Continue reading

5 Things Football Taught Me About Business

I was fortunate enough to be born with some size and a little bit of talent, which I was again fortunate enough to parlay into a football scholarship to the University of Pittsburgh. Like most college students, I learned quite a bit in the class room. Some of the more valuable lessons I learned and carry with me to this day, however, I learned from being a member of a football team. I know there are a lot former athletes who have gone onto great individual success in the business world but to me the unique challenge is getting a company, made up of athletes & non-athletes alike, to function and perform like a championship team. Here are the 5 most important things that football taught me about business. Continue reading

A Stoic’s Approach To Business

Over the past few years I’ve dealt with several matters in my personal life that put quite a bit of stress on me. My mother’s progressing dementia led to the need to move her into a long term care facility, that meant my 82 year old father would be living on his own and in need of his own periodic in-home care, and if this wasn’t enough, I was now the primary care giver for my aging uncle who has no family of his own to look after him. help getting back to focusing on the businessDealing with 3 aging adults in need of different levels of care (and my time) who live in three different locations was beginning to take its toll. I found myself losing sleep, gaining weight and becoming more & more distracted from my responsibilities at work. Things had gotten to the point where my health was becoming a concern and I knew Continue reading

5 reasons Why Pro Gaff’s Synthetic Rubber Adhesive (SRA) Technology is superior to natural rubber adhesives

In the world of gaffers tape, not all products are created equal. For 40 years Pro Gaff? has been setting the standard and?leading the pack. What sets Pro Gaff? apart from all other gaffers tape is engineering and technology…That’s right, there’s technology in every roll of Pro Gaff?! Synthetic Rubber Adhesive Technology.

Here’s 5 reasons why Pro Gaff?’s Synthetic Rubber Adhesive (SRA Technology) is superior to all other adhesives used in gaffers tape: Continue reading