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As I opened the door to Altitude Sports Radio one morning, our mail lady stood up. She was in tears.  I was worried that I had maybe missed a phone call or something else, until she started speaking.  "Ryan," she said, "I want you to be...

How does a great leader help you? Are you working with a bad leader? Whether you are a leader or aspire to be a leader, you need to understand the traits that define great leaders. I was fortunate to have associated with some of the...

Ryan spoke to over 500 students at Niwot Highschool about their financial mindset. Please read the following article for an in-depth review of his speech. http://www.svvsd.org/updates/super-bowl-champion-talks-financial-literacy-niwot-high-students...

Two weeks after winning Super Bowl 50, I knew I had to get off the couch.  But I literally had no reason to move. I had nothing to prove, no one to impress, and that was the problem. I was woefully unprepared for achieving my...

One of my most memorable introductions to how the NFL holds its players accountable came during training camp in my fourth year in the NFL. A player began screaming at the head coach about how he was doing things right, and the coach was wrong....

One thing people forget about the NFL is that it is a $12 to $16 billion entertainment industry. Critical negotiations take place every day in life and business. We all are in constant negotiations between teams, advertisers, family, workplace, media, players, and coaches.  Because of this...

One thing that I experienced on every team that I played for in the NFL, was engagement. And one of the things I see lacking in many of the companies that I speak to, or broadcast with, is engagement.  We rarely practice engaging one another when...

I recently sat down with someone to help them start investing. I began as I always do by asking what companies they already know. We were watching a football game at the time, so I asked when this person thought ESPN was going to stop...

I had two different types of coaches throughout my NFL career. One coach would consistently discuss all the ways in which we could fail before going into a game. The other type would focus on how our strengths would be utilized to win a game,...