Tuesday, October 12, 2010

The best advice I ever got- Scott Boras

Business consulting or personal life coaching?
Find out what is the best advice Scott Boras ever got. 
Not from any professional trainer, NLP coach or leadership development program but good ol' professor from University.

Scott Boras
Sports Agent, Founder and President, Boras Corporation

The words of wisdom:

Be effective, Not popular

Scott Boras was told by his former law professor while studying at the University of the Pacific that if a person is really effective at what he does, 95% of the things said about the person will be negative

So don’t get emotional, take the heat and always serve the best interests of your client.

About Scott Boras and Boras Corporation
Scott Boras was an aspiring baseball player when his career was prematurely cut short due to knee injuries. With his baseball career over, he went back to school to get his law degree.
Scott Boras became a sports agent and before long, he founded Boras Corporation, a sports agency currently representing about 175 professional baseball players. 
Scott Boras specializes in baseball players and brokering many record-breaking contracts since 1982. He was the first baseball sports agent to negotiate contracts in excess of $50 million, $100 million and $200 million.

You may also be interested in The Best Advice that shaped the careers and lives of the following people:

Mort Zuckerman
Colin Powell

If you want to read more about

Scott Boras
Boras Corporation
University of the Pacific

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