Party Priorities: Balancing Business and Beverages

David Meltzer discusses how to think about a work party or function

I believe in working hard and playing hard, but a lot of time in my industry people party too hard and lose sight of their priorities. So many times at a work party or sporting event, I see guests and professionals over-serve themselves or partake a little too much. At … Read More

Millennial Mentorship Strategies: Part Two

David Meltzer discusses mentorship for millennials

In loving memory of Randy Granovetter, here is Part Two (Part One is here) of how she taught me to empower millennials throughout her career. Mentorship can be one of the most effective tools to empower millennials on their path to achieving their potential. Here are a few tips that … Read More

Alternative Facts, Perception, and Critical Thinking

David Meltzer discusses alternative facts and critical thinking

“Alternative Facts” – Making America think again This is not a political blog, but I believe these tumultuous political times have helped many to realize the importance of critical thinking. Critical thinking is awareness. Awareness allows us to interpret the results of effective analysis through the use of skills, tools … Read More

Millennial Mentorship: Tips for 2017

David Meltzer discusses strategies for millennial workers

Last week I lost a dear friend and family member, Randy Granovetter. Randy was not only our Chief Technology Officer, but left behind her legacy as the founder of Jabra, the first female Chief Operating Officer of Microsoft Exchange, and an executive at numerous tech companies. Randy taught me to … Read More

See the Future of Sports Technology at CES

David Meltzer discusses the future of sports technology

Evolution of Sports Technology This past week I was asked to moderate a sports technology panel at CES 2017, the 50th Anniversary of the preeminent Consumer Electronics Show. My associates and I discussed how big data influences sports as well as elaborated on trends for the future. I was joined … Read More

Every Day is a New Year

David Meltzer discusses how to succeed and be happy in the New Year

New Skills for the New Year Every day is a new year, with new knowledge, skills, and desire. The new year can be daunting to those of us who choose to make New Year’s resolutions. A resolution can create a tremendous amount of internal and external pressure to stick to … Read More

Happy Holiday: Focus and Balance

David Meltzer discusses holiday stress and how to avoid it

Avoid Holiday Stress with Balance For many, the holidays are often a time of high stress. There are so many places to be, so many people to see, our perspective can become negative without the balance of our own values and others.  This holiday is not about what things we … Read More

Let It Shine: Be Sager Strong

David Meltzer discusses the impact that Craig Sager had on the sports world

The sports world lost an incredible human being last week, and a pretty snazzy dresser to boot, after long-time NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager passed away. Sager had been diagnosed with leukemia in 2014 and had undergone three bone marrow transplants to combat the illness. The perpetually bright Sager never … Read More

Align, Engage, and Connect to Crush Sports Sponsorship

David Meltzer discusses strategies for successful sports sponsorship

Sports sponsorship can be seen as a challenging proposition for teams and companies. The biggest obstacle is the lack of quantifiable ROI combined with the financial outlays involved. Most shy away from investing in uncertain and subjective returns. So, what makes a great sports sponsorship? Teams and companies must be … Read More

Content Is King

David Meltzer discusses content

Enough content? People always ask the question of whether there’s too much, or not enough, content. We spend most of our free time sifting through all different types to find something of value. Despite the vast amount out there, there always seems to be a shortage of quality content. Everyone in … Read More