February 11, 2014

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT THE OLYMPICS

I love the Olympics. I really do. It’s when the greatest athletes in the world come and further their dreams. You go to the Olympics (or watch them on TV), see an event, and end up falling in love with a completely different event/sport. That’s great! What else do I love about the Olympics? I love that some people win and some people lose. Underdog stories are highlighted and people begin rooting and getting behind those stories – how people […]
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 […]
August 2, 2016

JIM CRAIG REFLECTS ON THE “MIRACLE ON ICE”

“At the Winter Olympics in upstate New York in February 1980, a motley band of American ice hockey players, on their path to the gold medal, upset the powerful Soviet team. The most lasting image of the games was goalie Jim Craig draped in the American flag, and the Stars and Stripes began to come out across the country. The sports columnist Pete Axthelm interviewed a woman who ‘hadn’t seen so many flags since the 1960s. When we were burning […]
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 […]