The basketball legend is the franchise's new brand ambassador. He's got his work cut out for him -- but Shaq's never been afraid of a challenge. Clint Carter Published 8:00 am CDT, Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Photo: Jake Chessum Photo: Jake Chessum Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Jake Chessum How Shaq Is Bringing Fun Back to Papa John's 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Like most of its stores, the Papa John’s on Wells Street in Milwaukee is primarily a carryout and delivery operation. The lobby fits only four chairs. So when 30 people crowd in, as they do on a recent Thursday afternoon when Shaquille O’Neal shows up for an impromptu pizza party, the sleepy joint … [Read more...] about How Shaq Is Bringing Fun Back to Papa John’s
Rather than hoping for unicorn status, you need a plan that takes into account three key elements crucial to growing your team: culture, tech and training. Peter Daisyme Published 12:30 pm CDT, Friday, May 31, 2019 Photo: Witthaya Prasongsin | Getty Images Photo: Witthaya Prasongsin | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Witthaya Prasongsin | Getty Images Not Sure How to Grow Your Team? Focus on These 3 Things. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Maybe you’ve just secured a round of funding or onboarded some high-paying new customers. You're excited about this major milestone and can’t wait to start scaling your business. Gradually, though, it dawns on you … [Read more...] about Not Sure How to Grow Your Team? Focus on These 3 Things.
Tito Ortiz became the ninth inductee into the UFC Hall of Fame in 2012, and now he runs a clothing line. Andrew Medal Published 11:00 am CDT, Friday, May 31, 2019 Photo: Entrepreneur Network Photo: Entrepreneur Network Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Entrepreneur Network Here's How This Former UFC Champion Runs His Company Today 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Now, Ortiz is the CEO of the equipment and clothing line, Punishment Athletics MMA. He also manages a number of other business ventures including the Ortiz Auto Group. Related: This Comedian Breaks Down Stand-Up, Startups and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneur Network is a premium video … [Read more...] about Here’s How This Former UFC Champion Runs His Company Today
The line inside the Philadelphia convention center stretches several hundred feet, three or four people thick with giddy lacrosse fans, many of them kids with their parents in tow. They have traveled from all over the country to attend LaxCon, the annual event sponsored by U.S. Lacrosse (the sport’s official governing body), which offers three days of clinics, demos, vendor exhibits, and a chance to share oxygen with the world’s greatest lacrosse players, including the most famous of them all, Paul Rabil, who is at the head of this queue, greeting fans and posing for photos. ¶ This year, the Major League Lacrosse (MLL) star known for his brawn, speed, and skill is here on a mission of his own: to promote the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL), which he and his brother, Mike, launched last fall. Rabil and nearly 160 of the world’s top players have opted out of playing for the 18-year-old MLL to join the PLL, lured by a guaranteed minimum salary about two or three times … [Read more...] about How lacrosse star Paul Rabil aims to redefine professional sports
Here's how Paul Rabil -- the sport's first million-dollar athlete -- raised the necessary capital to make the PLL a reality. Patrick Carone Published 6:00 am CST, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Photo: Alec Balas Photo: Alec Balas Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Alec Balas 3 Tips for Securing Funding From the Co-Founder of the All-New Premier Lacrosse League 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Pro lacrosse player Paul Rabil was frustrated with the status quo, so he and his brother Mike -- along with a group of sports and media investors -- decided to create an entirely new professional league. Premier League Lacrosse (PLL), which kicks off its inaugural season this summer, … [Read more...] about 3 Tips for Securing Funding From the Co-Founder of the All-New Premier Lacrosse League