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Albert Pujols

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The Scary Truth About Hiring

Your organization’s future depends on an ability to find and hire invisible gems.

Prince Fielder and the Tigers

Pursuing goals can be overrated. Sometime they’re the wrong goals. And other times the way in which they’re being pursued is the wrong way. In the case of Prince Fielder and the Detroit Tigers, the second case could be true. Fielder and the Tigers just agreed on a nine-year, $214 million deal, because team owner […]

Cardinals Think of the Future

Few things in sports are as hard as keeping perspective. The fans care only about now. So do the newspapers. That’s why the St. Louis Cardinals deserve credit. They refused to re-sign superstar Albert Pujols, even though he is an icon in the city, and one of the greatest players who ever lived. That’s the […]

The Nine Most Important Words in Leadership

When you look at what Albert Pujols has accomplished in the big leagues — things no player has ever done — you wonder how teams could have passed over him on draft day. Yet it happened. Through 12 rounds of the 1999 draft, every single franchise looked at Pujols and decided there was someone better […]

Three Qualities of a Big-Leaguer

“In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept destructive criticism. Without 100 percent dedication, you won’t be able to do this.” ~ Willie Mays A few days from now, big-league baseball teams will be selecting the top […]