Category Archives: Advice

Podcast Episode 5: Broadcaster Chris King

In Episode 5 of The K.P. Wee Podcast, Minor League Baseball broadcaster Chris King stops by to chat life in the minor leagues.

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The K.P. Wee Podcast: Episode 4 with Charlie Blaney

In Episode 4 of The K.P. Wee Podcast, California League president Charlie Blaney chats about how he got into baseball and offers tips to students and others on how to “get into the game.”

The California League is an eight-team circuit in Minor League Baseball, and Blaney is in his seventh decade in professional sports.

The K.P. Wee Podcast: Episode 2

In an interview recorded on the opening weekend of the pandemic-abbreviated 2020 Major League Baseball season, former LA Dodger official team photographer (and current Southern California-based lifestyle photographer) Richard Kee discusses how he got his start working for one of the most storied franchises in the game and offers advice to students and others on how to “get into the game.”

Check out Richard’s websites: http://richardkee.com  http://ultimategamefaces.com

Click here for the podcast episode.

https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/k-p-wee-podcast/id1525447934?i=1000487090448

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Writing: Finding inspiration through Church’s Chicken…

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I’m just clearing the photo album on my phone – because, as time goes by, the photos just pile up if I don’t take some time to organize or delete them.

These are from mid-May, when I stopped by Church’s Chicken and was told it’d be a 15-minute wait for the order.

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So, I took out my notebook and brainstormed some ideas for my writing.

Some time after I’d finished eating, my phone rang and it was an interview subject getting back to me wanting to do that interview at that particular moment.

(It was regarding a book I’m writing dealing with advice for young people wanting to get into the world of sports business.)

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It was good timing because I was able to ask him some different questions that I’d come up with during the waiting time – and I’d scribbled down those ideas.

You just never know when inspiration comes. And for those who scoff at the idea of carrying a notebook when many people simply store their ideas on their smartphones or electronic devices… well, what happens if your device runs out of battery and you need to be on your phone too for that important call?

I have a couple of devices, and I have that notebook as a backup…

TED Talk: How to Make Stress Your Friend

For educational purposes only…