Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Who do you work for?

Who do you work for?

It seems like a simple question with a simple answer. And yet, it's not.

Obviously, the quick and easy answer is your employer, the person signing your paycheck. However, for us in sports information - as well as those in service industries (let's admit it, SIDs are in the service business), we do not only work for our employer.

#SIDChat Transcript - March 31

Yet another good #SIDChat on Twitter on March 31.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Multi-tasker, thy name is Jay

It is amazing the things you do as a SID. What I find most amazing is the number of things a SID does ... at one time.

SIDs do a ton of juggling. I mean a ton.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

#SIDChat Transcript - March 24

Had another great, interactive #SIDChat on March 24. We didn't have a lot of time to share with one another, but it was a good one nonetheless.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

#SIDChat Transcript - March 17

Here is the transcript from the #SIDChat on Twitter on March 17, 2010. Let's of good dialogue and discussion, and the crowd is still going.

Monday, March 15, 2010

The big "C" word - Crossover Season

I've 'threatened' you all with this column for some time, but the time has finally arrived. That's right, I'm talking about the one season that every SID hates, dreads and fears: CROSSOVER SEASON.

For those of you who are A.) not in the sports information profession and/or B.) new to the SID world, here is a brief definition of what "crossover season" is: It is the period of time where two periods of sports seasons overlap in which one sports season is ending and another sports season is beginning.

In the SID world, we have two crossover seasons to deal with - when the fall sports end and winter sports begin and when the winter sports end and the spring sports begin.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

#SIDchat Transcript - March 10

Here is the transcript from the #SIDchat on Twitter on March 10, 2010. There were over 10 who participated, so the crowd is slowly growing.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010