You can’t always judge a book by its cover.
On the latest episode of The Hook-Up, I had the privilege of being accompanied by two superstars to the Yonkers PAL and Winthrop University Hospital: 5x Heavyweight Champion Evander Holyfield and 4x World Series champion Darryl Strawberry.
There’s a story that goes around about three skiers in Brazil that got caught in an avalanche and it can tell you a lot about the little things.
I came across a video from my friend Grant Cardone recently that I absolutely loved. If you’re in sales, keep reading and watch. If you’re not in sales, keep reading and watch because everyone is in sales.
At the end of the day, when you think about the most successful people, if they say they are going to do something they always follow-up.
It's time to talk about the ways we manage and how positive reinforcement is one of the most overlooked aspects of management and leadership.
Continuing on my theme this week of leadership, here's a short clip from when I interviewed Bill Parcells.
I'm officially dubbing this week "Leadership Week" on my blog. To start things off, I had to share this must-read from my good friend Harvey Mackay, who spoke about leadership lessons from John Maxwell in his book, "Good Leaders Ask Great Questions."
Tommy Lasorda talks about managing the Dodgers, but more importantly, what it takes to succeed in any field.
My favorite stories in sports and in life are when someone faces adversity and turns it into their advantage.
I hosted a recent Steiner Sports Q&A at Yankee Stadium with Andy Pettitte, who of course will have his number retired by the Yankees this summer.
There are only certain people in this world that have the ability to captivate a room with their energy, enthusiasm and overall exuberance. Steve Weatherford is one of those people.
If you’re a believer in divine intervention, you can’t ignore what happened to the 2015 National Champion Duke Basketball team and Coach K.
My thoughts on what can be done to make college athletics better and more watchable.
I’m telling you what I want for my birthday this year. All my readers listen up.
Alex Rodriguez put things in perspective last night at a postgame press conference when he said that a year ago, "I didn't know this day would come."
A player hits a home run in his first game or his last at-bat and we celebrate. The reality is that there is a lot to celebrate in between.
I decided that the latest episode of “The Hook-Up” should center on lifting the spirits of the officers that worked most closely with Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.
if you’re looking for a way to take your business to the next level, I highly suggest your read my interview with Jack
Here’s what I learned while I spent my day with Victor Espinoza yesterday.
You might remember that last year on the debut episode of “The Hook-Up with Brandon Steiner” on YES Network we helped Colby Salerno, an aspiring medical student who had undergone a heart transplant, with a “Hook-Up.”
Someone whom I have been fortunate to call a friend has written a very interesting new book. You may know Gretchen Carlson from her work on FOX News, but the reason why this book is going to be a hit stems far beyond the TV Studio.
We have to be more cognizant about how we deal with people online. Just because we’re not in front of someone, we have to have some empathy.
I am wondering lately what the story is with people not wanting to talk anymore. I thought it was just a young people trend, but turns out it’s everyone!
Goldman Sachs has a motto. They’d rather tame a stallion than poke a mule. What type of wife or husband, friend or employee are you? Are you a mule or are you a stallion?
I’ve gotten to know John Eliason through my friend Harvey Mackay. John is a brilliant entrepreneur and a master on the topic of selling yourself and getting the most out of the opportunities in front of you.
John wrote a new book, Rewire: How To Grow A Business In A Crazy World And Have A Great Time Doing It, and it is an absolute must-read for anyone learning how they can better sort through life’s challenges.…
Fare-weather friends are everywhere. It’s amazing how quickly people sprint in the other direction when their friend has a problem.
At the end of the day it’s easy to be friends with someone when everything’s great. It’s easy to be great when your client is Executive VP with a big budget.…
He’s a board member with me for the sports management program at Syracuse University, a great friend and a great guy. David Levy, the President of TBS, has done some incredible things to change the game in sports media. (He also does some tremendous charity work and other projects).…
Here they are, the six things you need to do to be able to succeed in business.
“I need help.” – always be able to admit it.
“I made a mistake.” – be honest about it.
“I don’t know.” – acknowledge it.…
Over the weekend on Mother’s Day, I had a chance to interview Jorge at Yankee Stadium before the Yankees took on the Orioles about some of the highlight moments from his career.
Baseball is synonymous with family. Often that means fathers and sons sharing moments together that help forge strong relationships.
Perhaps no film has sent a more powerful message about fathers, sons and baseball than Field of Dreams, the 1989 film starring Kevin Costner.…
My mother was an amazing woman. There are a lot of things she taught me growing up, even as an adult, that still resonate with me today. Here is a shortlist of just ten of those things that you should start doing NOW if you don’t already.…
This is one of my favorite concepts of all-time, brought to me by my good friend Harvey Mackay.
Think about all the time you spend commuting everyday.
According to WNYC, the average commute time in the US is 25 minutes.…
Danny Schayes was a classmate of mine at Syracuse. His dad, Dolph, was a basketball Hall of Famer, and the apple didn’t fall far from the tree.
What’s amazing about Dan is that he used every bit of his talent. There’s nothing that got wasted.…
This is the time of year that college students are out there looking for jobs. It’s the end of their four-year run. Hopefully some of them have dug their well before their thirsty.
What many of you out there don’t realize is that your college kids are really looking for their second job because looking for their job is their job.…
The pitcher has become the new NFL running back (as is sitting is the new smoking…that’s another blog for another day).
If you’re a pitcher at virtually any level of baseball, there is a good chance you’re going to get injured.…
My daughter sent me this op-ed that was in The New York Times, written by David Brooks. It is a must-read. Why? Because it’s about morals.
Without morals, what are we? Nothing. So, in this there are some valuable lessons to learn
Leadership is one of the essential needs for success in any situation, yet it’s one of the most misunderstood conditions. With that, I thought there would be no better person to learn from than military personnel. Today’s blog was written by Air Force Brigadier General John Michel, who highlights the 6 ways to avoid becoming a toxic leader.…
You know that “what else” has been engrained into my everyday life since I was 10-years-old. As my career has progressed in business, one of the key things that I have carried with me throughout everyday is thinking about what else I can do to make someone completely happy (because customer service is the key to any business).…