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What's the character of your team? Five and a half weeks into our Super Bowl season we had a guy “join up” to replace a player who we all really liked. Do we treat the new player with disdain because he came in and disrupted our...

All successful people have ‘away games’ in their lives. Their away games aren’t EVERY week. That’s not how they work. They’re once or twice a month. They’re the times when you put in your headphones, take a nap, or catch up on a favorite TV show. They’re the...

Everyone’s looking for a shortcut, and this one shortcut will creep into your business if you’re not actively monitoring it. It’s more of a psychology-driven behavior disguised as a survival tactic. Don’t let it fool you.   Is sandbagging ruining your business?   Listen up, because you’ve got to...

The Rockne Awards recognize people who, in the 86 years since the Notre Dame coach’s death, have emulated his positive character traits, such as champion, courage, perseverance, loyalty and service – and to inspire others to do the same. Ryan was a guest of honor...

It was week 11 of the 2015 season and we were playing the Chicago Bears… There was a classic Chicago-style blizzard and we were the only flight landing that night. Time was scarce, so when we finally got to our hotel, Coach Kubiak changed things up on...

Make a Money Win A teammate of mine had just started his second year in the NFL on a $550,000 contract. We were talking about buying expensive cars. Yeah, we all want one. I warned him against large purchases that he could not pay for in cash....

Ryan had the unique opportunity to team up with Leaders in sport, charity, and technology, to create change in Denver and beyond. The Character Playbook is a new digital initiative that teaches students the skills to cultivate character and maintain healthy relationships throughout their lives. Ryan...

As a guest of Chase for business Ryan spoke to young Entrepreneurs who had come to Denver Start Up Week to learn about networking, effort, and Scale.  Ryan Spoke to the youth about their ability to achieve, recognize distractions, and how to work hard when...