14-45 Story 1: Sports strategy

 

Synopsis: Is the key to a successful sports franchise a winning player or team? Can that alone pack the stadium? Hardly. We talk to a seasoned sports strategist about many of the factors necessary for a profitable team, including venue, stars, image and the overall fan experience.

Host: Gary Price. Guests: Irving Rein, Professor of Communication Studies, Northwestern, University, co-author with Adam Grossman and Ben Shields, of the book, The Sports Strategist: Developing leaders for a high-performance industry.

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14-45 Story 2: The trials of coming out and being bullied

 

Synopsis: For LGBT teens, the coming out process is often very stressful. What will my parents, relatives and friends think of me? Will I experience negativity? Ostracism? Or will everything be fine? We talk to two specialists in the area of gay teens about the issues of coming out to parents and friends, and how bullying because someone is gay affects the teen and others.

Host: Marty Peterson. Guests: Kristin Russo, co-author with Dannielle Owens-Reid, of This Is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids. Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore, psychologist in private practice in Princeton, NJ, professor for the Great Courses Videos.

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