February 4, 2015

GREAT MENTOR: GEORGE “DOC” NAGOBADS

If you watch TV footage of the celebration on the ice after Team USA beat the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympic Games at Lake Placid, you might see a smiling man with white hair give me a big hug. That man was Dr. Visvaldis “George” Nagobads, our team physician. Today, Dr. Nagobads, 93, remains in great health. He is vibrant and living in Minneapolis. Dr. Nagobads took particular joy in our victory over the Russian Bear. For back […]
August 2, 2016

MENTOR SERIES: JIM WIDMANN

I make it my mission in life to say thank you and express gratitude to those who have mentored and helped me succeed – as a person, in my business career, and as an athlete. No one truly succeeds alone, and I am fortunate that I had the opportunity to learn from so many excellent mentors along the way. The key to mentorship is double-sided: The mentor has to be fueled by a desire to give back and to impart […]
December 9, 2016

JIM CRAIG’S LAST MENTOR CRAIG PATRICK

The mentor series was created so that our audience could relate to my personal stories and experiences and challenge themselves to become better mentors. To make them stop and think about the important people in their life that have contributed to any success that they have had. Most importantly, to think of what they could do in order to sacrifice for their legacy. A lot of the time when people have success, we tend to forget that we could not […]