Our guest for this session is Jared Spataro, Corporate Vice President at Microsoft. Jared oversees Microsoft 365, including Microsoft Teams, as well as the company’s focus on Modern Work.  Obviously, the different elements of Microsoft 365 are deeply embedded in all of our daily work, from Outlook to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and more. His

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How might we rethink the benefits and perks we provide for employees in sports & entertainment and live events? Can we provide perks and benefits that actually boost productivity and health?

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Rick sits down with Stephanie Stuckey, CEO of Stuckey’s Corporation, to talk about how she is rebuilding her family’s beloved and classic brand. Rick takes a walk down memory lane that leads to The SoapBox and shares another great place to eat On The Road With Rick.

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Today’s episode is a little different than usual. This episode is the edited audio from one of our Fireside Chats, something that our invite-only community has access too. Our subject matter experts for the chat were Brad Wurthman, Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Operations at Virginia Tech and Chris Grosse, Assistant Athletics Director for Marketing at Penn State

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Rick returns to continue the discussion on creating more revenues. He invites his pal Chris Filardi on to share stories about his time as the VP of Marketing at Werner Ladders and to delve into his current role as Head Of Outdoor Sports Division at Fishbait Marketing. Rick climbs back on “The Soapbox” for further

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Rick invites his pal Vince Thompson back to the bridge to discuss his new book “Build Brand YoU” the two talk how MELT Sports has piloted during this time and all of the silver linings that come with that. And as always we get back on ‘The SoapBox’ and find another great place to eat

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Jim Host (Author of Changing The Game) returns to the show to remember the life and legacy of Tom Jernstedt. Rick and Jim discuss Tom’s vast influence on the world of College Basketball and as always we find another great place to eat ‘On The Road With Rick’ and hear a fresh perspective from ‘The Soapbox’.

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Joining us today is Scott Carr, the Deputy Athletics Director of UCF, Scott Carr. In his daily responsibilities, Scott has oversight of all external units, including Brand Advancement, Strategic Communications and Video Services, as well as being heavily involved in revenue generation. And he does it for one of the innovative, creative, organizations in college

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Today’s show is all about Collaboration. The Captain chats with Chappel McCollister, Sr. VP of Strategic Partnerships at Paradigm Music Talent Agency. Rick outlines his 6 Cs for winning new business, gets back up on “The Soapbox” and shares another great place to eat “On The Road with Rick”.

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Our guest today is Brian Betts, a 22+ year Disney Cast member and former executive. By trade, Brian is an industrial engineer, so this episode is going to have an analytical and methodical approach towards improving customer experience. In his career at Disney, Brian did everything from helping launch Disney Cruise Line and Disney’s Fast

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In the first of a two part series Rick focuses on how to create more revenue in your business. He interviews Mark Riggs ( Founder and CEO of TPC Growth) who specializes in helping other agencies grow their revenues. Rick shares a brand new ‘Soap Box’ and reveals a delicious fried chicken spot in Mark’s home

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Rick invites industry legend, Mike Reisman on the show to talk a crucial element of any business: the culture. The two discuss his extensive career and how he has created unique and lasting cultures wherever he goes. Rick gets back up on the “Soapbox” and shares an extra special place to eat “On The Road

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On today’s show Rick talks with Partner and Co-founder of Elevent, Francis Dumais to see how he is using technology in his agency. We jump back on the old “Soap Box” and find another great place to eat “On The Road With Rick”.

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We’re joined today by the legendary Quint Studer. Quint is a philanthropist, an entrepreneur, and an expert in delivering quality experiences, for customers and employees. He’s the co-owner of the double-A baseball team, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, and the founder of the healthcare consulting group, the Studer Group. In Quint’s approach to patient experience and fan experience,

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Rick invites Anna Slive Harwood on the show to discuss her charity, The Mike Slive Foundation. They discuss how her father’s legacy has influenced her career and how the foundation is being dynamic in the light of Covid-19.

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On today’s show we discuss Race in America and Race in sports. American Basketball Coach, Ernie Kent joins Rick to discuss the current state of Sports in the USA and shares his experience as not only a black athlete but as a Basketball Coach who has coached teams all over the globe.

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Our guest today is Drew Bedard, the Vice President of Marketing at Bristol Motor Speedway and Kentucky Speedway.  On July 15, 2020, Bristol Motor Speedway hosted the NASCAR All-Star Race. The event had almost 30k fans in attendance, the largest attended event in the US since COVID cancelled sports in March 2020.  As sports &

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Todays show is all about innovation. Mike Palisi is the Executive Vice President at Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment and joins Rick to discuss how companies and brands are being innovative in the wake of Covid-19. Rick gets back up on The Soap Box and of course takes you to another delicious spot, On The

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I found myself laughing out loud when I listened to our recent podcast with Mike Millay (he has a pretty incredible background so check it out!) While he is kind of funny, that’s not why I was laughing­–I just found some of the things he said so incredibly relatable that it took me back in

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On today’s episode, Rick calls up Carl Thomas to talk all things leadership. They discuss how to reinvent yourself, Carl offers his insight on leadership and tells us about his forthcoming podcast “The Best Boss Ever”. As always we feature another great placed to eat “On The Road with Rick” and hear a “rant” From

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