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Musings On Color Sports

Shut up and Dribble

In 2018 Fox News host Laura Ingram told LeBron James to “shut up and dribble” after he criticized the president. This sparked the debate, should athletes use their platforms to express opinions on political and social issues. Outspoken athletes have been a part of American sports for decades; and are now seen as heroes. In […]

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Sports

Drinks & Strategy

Sports beverages are everywhere. They’ve transcended their existing purpose to fuel high performance athletes in games to become a beverage for every-man. The Gatorade dominates the 22.3 billion dollar industry. Invented at the University of Florida in 1965 to replenish student-athletes carbohydrates & electrolytes. It controls about 70% of the sports beverage market. Gatorade is […]

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How to buy a Championship

In September of 2008 Manchester City Football Club’s history would change forever. The former Prime Minister of Thailand, Thaksin Shinawatra sold the club to Sheikh Mansour. Over the following years Manchester City has become one of the most important soccer clubs in the world. They’ve set records, won cups and built a valuation of over […]

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Technology

Shared Ownership

Over the last decade ownership models have shifted. They’ve transitioned from single party ownership to shared ownership. The most important benefit of a shared ownership model is that it promotes greater efficiency and innovation. The idea behind this is to spread the costs of ownership among more people and keep the benefits as high as […]

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Collaborative Technology

Collaborative technology are the tools & technologies that better facilitate group work, both remotely & in office. They trim the time & cost associated with working together by simplifying information sharing, assignment designation and workflow routing. There are two phases of effective teamwork; establishing effective communication and collaborating. Communication is how you transfer ideas from […]

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Technology

Atoms vs. Bytes

A byte is one of the smallest units of data, the sequences of 0’s and 1’s that represent everything you see on your screen. They make up our digital world. Atoms are the smallest units of ordinary matter that make up our physical universe. Bytes make up the virtual world and atoms make up the […]

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Bem Joiner

I recently had a conversation with Bem Joiner, a co-founder of Atlanta Influences Everything (AIE). AIE is a brand & creative consultancy focused on combining civic, corporate and cultural understanding to harness the influence of Atlanta’s culture to do good and connect communities. They also make dope shirts. Bem specializes in perspective. During our conversation […]

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Technology

SMS for business

SMS or short message service is the service component of text messages. It is the dominant form of personal communication and is seeing an increase in business usage. Even without looking at numbers, anyone can see SMS becoming more important for businesses. When you walk into restaurants it’s more common than ever to be able […]

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Good Trouble

I remember the first time I got the opportunity to vote. It was 2014 and I was finally able to submit my ballot. I remember talking to my Dad and asking him who was important in this election; his response was “Google John Lewis.” His was a name you always heard about in Atlanta, but […]