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Five Former Athletes Making a Splash in Big Business

Posted  01/29/18 in Articles, Athletes, Employers
  MEG WHITMAN Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman has been recognized as one of the most powerful women in the world—she was No. 9 on that very Forbes List in 2016, for example—but did you know she helped hone her drive early in life with a passion for sports? In high school, Whitman played basketball, lacrosse, and tennis, and even captained the swim team. She then took her athletic prowess...

Balancing Act: Student, Athlete, or Other?

Posted  01/24/18 in Articles, Athletes, Employers
Anticipation courses through most college freshman as they arrive on campus their first day, ready to face a new era in life—one that promises excitement and experiences far different from any they had at home. It seems daunting, but they’re all there starting from square one together, right?   Well, not all of them. For student athletes, they arrived at campus weeks ago and are already on a regular routine...

Prepare Through Adversity

Posted  01/18/18 in Articles, Athletes, Employers
  Tua Tagovailoa, a freshman quarterback from the University of Alabama, had the weight of the whole college football world on his shoulders, on the evening of January 8, 2018. In a hostile Atlanta arena, the freshman was asked to step in and lead the comeback against the number-one defense in the nation, the Georgia Bulldogs. Adding to the pressure was the fact that Tua had not taken a meaningful...

Got fight? Shared vision helped InXAthlete founders hit it off

Posted  01/17/18 in Articles, Athletes, Employers
  Max Wessell has a pretty clear recollection regarding his initial opinion of future InXAthlete cofounder Cody Ferraro. “As freshman athletes, Cody and I had passed each other during orientation week at Lehigh University,” Wessell says. “My first impression of the big, bearded freshman always wearing a tank top was that we should fight.” That opinion changed, however, during the first week of classes when the two mistakenly enrolled in...

Profile: Billy Oppenheimer

Posted  01/10/18 in Articles, Athletes, Employers
  Coaches can often say the most profound things with the simplest of statements. When his collegiate lacrosse coach drilled into him the mantra “Great players don’t just punch the time clock,” Billy knew it was more than just second-hand advice. “I loved that on- and off-the-clock metaphor,” Billy says, “because the implication was that everyone was capable of being great. I really bought into that as a student athlete,...

Profile: Austin David

Posted  01/5/18 in Articles, Athletes, Employers
  Austin is the type of person who will go to the mat for a company. An All-American university freestyle wrestler at the University of Oklahoma, Austin earned a bachelor of arts degree in sociology and a master of arts in human relations (organizational structure). He is currently in the financial sector and looking for a position in a similar field or in general business which offers advancement opportunities. “I...

Utah Real Estate Agent Right at Home Selling Benefits of Athletic Drive in the Workplace

Posted  12/19/17 in Articles, Athletes, Employers
  Eric Osmond comes by his nickname naturally.   Around the office, the 26-year-old Utah real estate agent with a penchant for personal discipline and the ability to get things done is known as the “Renegade Machine.”   “You can see it on my door,” Osmond said, noting that the other office nameplates show a person’s name, followed by the title of “agent.” “You look at my door, it says,...

5 Reasons Why Hiring Athletes Will Lead to a Net Profit

Posted  12/12/17 in Articles, Athletes, Employers
  There are a lot of factors to consider when making a great hire. With all things equal across potential candidates, you can quickly “un-level” the playing field by recognizing the advantages of hiring a student athlete. The workplace game is constantly changing, but the student athlete’s importance in that game is constantly growing. Here’s five reasons why you should make a student athlete your next hire: Discipline Student athletes...

Ex-Fishbowl Chairman and CEO David K. Williams joins InXAthlete roster

Posted  12/6/17 in Articles, Athletes, Employers
  InXAthlete is pleased to announce the addition of David K. Williams to its executive leadership team. Williams, the former chairman and chief executive officer of inventory-management software giant Fishbowl, officially joins the InXAthlete roster as an external board member. Williams brings an impressive stats line to InXAthlete, with more than 35 years of executive-level experience in multiple industries. His penchant for inspiring employees and passionate leadership skills led Inc....

Helping Athletes, Employers Join the Same Team

Posted  11/29/17 in Articles, Athletes, Employers
  The most important traits of successful employees aren’t always learned in the classroom, the boardroom, or even on the job. At InXAthlete, we believe that quite often, many of a person’s best attributes are forged in the realm of collegiate athletic competition. As our collegiate athletic careers at Lehigh University began to wind down, we naturally began focusing on the next phase of life. In evaluating our individual abilities,...