Tue, Mar 5, 2019 — In times when our world is divided, one thing tends to be a “great unifier”—the spectacle of athletic competition. Across the globe, sports inspires us, gives us hope, makes us healthier, breaks our hearts and, ultimately, brings us together. Though most fans care about how their player or team performs in the field of play, away from the field, the business of sports has been in disruption. How sports organizations are addressing these newfound challenges provides a road-map for fundamental lessons that can help a CEO in any business gain growth-oriented insights. In a series of blogs, I will lead you through the high level challenges shaking the foundation of the business of sports, and offer some frameworks and ideas to address them. My goal is to build on conversations that are already taking place—and, perhaps, start some new ones.