February 22, 2024

Winning in Baseball and in Business with Joel Goldberg

The voice of the Kansas City Royals, Joel Goldberg is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, keynote speaker, and published author. He began dreaming of a career as a sportscaster at a young age, always wanting to deliver news of the previous night’s game to his teachers. He’s spent more than a quarter century on television, relying on relationship-building to tell athletes’ stories.

Joel’s unique access enables him to share lessons learned from the baseball field to the boardroom as a motivational speaker and to homes everywhere through his business podcast, “Rounding the Bases.” Joel helps clients build a stronger culture and speak about the little things that add up to the big home runs in business and life. He is the author of “Small Ball Big Results” and believes that finding passion and a reason for doing the little things can unlock big results.

Contact Information:

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/joelgoldbergkc

Email: info@joelgoldbergmedia.com

Website: www.joelgoldbergmedia.com


Show Notes:

In this episode, Tim and Taylor enjoy talking about two of their favorite things—baseball and small business. They’re joined by Joel Goldberg, author, speaker, and the voice of the Kansas City Royals. Joel shares the similarities between small business and the business of baseball, the importance of managing failure well, why managers need to be adaptable, and the use of data in business and in baseball.

Episode Highlights:

  • The Business of Baseball [0:06:55]
  • Characteristics of Great Players [0:11:10]
  • What Makes a Manager Successful [0:14:11]
  • Focusing on Culture [0:18:14]
  • The Data Trend [0:22:22]
  • “Small Ball Big Results” [26:05]
  • Rapid Fire [0:28:28]
  • Contact Information [0:34:53]
  • SBM Announcements [0:36:23]