Greg Sankey, Commissioner of the SEC, joins AJ Maestas on today’s episode of Navigating Sports Business podcast. They discuss operating during COVID-19, the path to becoming commissioner, the future of collegiate athletics, and some great book recommendations.
00:00 – Commissioner Sankey’s background
3:50 – Handling COVID in the SEC
17:20 – Book Recommendations
25:00 – Was playing football in 2020 the right decision?
31:10 – New SEC television deal with ABC
42:20 – The future of collegiate athletics
57:20 – Leadership and social justice
1:01:00 – Personal habits for success
Leadership Strategy and Tactics, by Jocko Willink
The Life You Always Wanted, by John Ortberg
Be Quick But Don’t Hurry, by Andrew Hill
Book of Ecclesiastes, Old Testament
Better Decisions, Fewer Regrets, by Andy Stanley
Thinking in Bets, by Annie Duke
How Churchill Waged War, by Allen George Packwood