“The only place he’s going is to Cooperstown,” New York Yankees scout Dick Groch told his high-ups and convinced them to draft Derek Jeter with the sixth overall pick in the 1992 MLB Draft. Now, that’s a call. It took a series of steps (or missteps) by the Houston Astros and the Cincinnati Reds for … Continue reading Lessons of Derek Jeter’s hall of fame career
Mark Twain once said, “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” So why is that one is occasionally reminded that years, are mile-markers of life, that puts you in a reflective state of mind. Past few days have been a reminder of the time spent on the … Continue reading Passage of Time
From a MLB.com report about Derek Jeter’s season ending injury. As Jeter lay on the infield dirt writhing in pain, he told Girardi not to carry him off the field. Unable to put pressure on his left leg, Jeter eventually needed help from Girardi and head athletic trainer Steve Donohue to get back to the … Continue reading Because that’s who he is
Team GigaOM gave me this baseball signed by Derek Jeter for my 45th birthday after throwing me a surprise party. It was the first time someone threw me a surprise bash and I loved it. Thanks guys for such a thoughtful gift, which now sits proudly on my desk, next to things of importance – … Continue reading What a gift!
As a New York Yankees fan, it has been a delight to watch Derek Jeter over past 16 seasons. Regardless of winning or losing, or you hating the Yankees, Jeter is a great player who has a lot of qualities we founders and entrepreneurs can learn from. I wrote about that back in the day. … Continue reading Derek Jeter & The Right Attitude