overcoming cancer
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In a world where tales of overcoming adversity often take center stage, few are as inspiring as that of former NFL player Merril Hoge. His story highlights a unique intersection between battling cancer and maintaining a successful career in one of the most competitive professional sports out there. The relevance of Hoge’s journey has become […]

NFL Success
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Many high schoolers dream of playing their sport in college and going pro and have had that dream since they were much younger. But out of over one million high school football players, just 2.6 percent are eligible to play for NCAA Division I teams, 22 percent are Draft Eligible, and only 1.5 percent of […]

It factor
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Entrepreneurs and innovators crave the “it factor,” and businesses and industries desire it more. The secret sauce allows an individual to see the potential in the overlooked, turn a risk into a reward, and innovate where stagnation exists. Determining one’s “it factor” might seem as elusive and enigmatic as finding a four-leaf clover, but there […]

leaving nothing on or off the field
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“Your personal brand is a promise to your clients…a promise of quality, consistency, competency, and reliability,” stated Jason Hartman, a high-profile investor. That seems to hold true not only in business but in morals, athletics, and who someone is as a person. They are the people who are leaving nothing on or off the field. […]

self-starting innovator
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Athletes, especially at higher levels like college or professional, tend to view themselves through the lens of their sport. This can create issues when, after years of associating with their sport, they have to take their identity and transition it to “real life.” So, how can high-level performers like athletes build their own brands that […]

saving lives
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At some point in everyone’s life, a thought passes through the brain that maybe one day they’ll save someone else’s life. For others, that thought becomes so frequent that they take charge of saving lives for a living. Meet Dr. John George, MD, a cardiologist at Methodist Health System, and Dr. Brian Lima, MD, […]

determination
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Business professionals, healthcare providers, and college athletes have all made appearances on #WinTheDay with Wasson to showcase their determination. One guest Chase Wasson hasn’t welcomed on the show before is an NFL wide receiver and Olympic Bobsledder, until now. Johnny Quinn is a name people may know. Whether from his days as an NFL football […]

life lessons
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Student-athletes make some of the best employees—a little-known trait employers should key into. But what is so special about them? For starters, student-athletes learn life lessons and develop critical skills during their time on a collegiate sports team that give them a leg up on others, like communication and perseverance. But how else have […]

looking inwards
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The mentality of looking inwards and never giving up despite facing challenges and hardships is often an attribute shared amongst successful people. Never giving up is one icon’s motto — he overcame hardship, made a big bet (figuratively and literally) on himself and like-minded individuals, and came out victorious. Saying all that sounds easy, […]

sportscasting
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The sports broadcasting world is an important aspect of sports. Sportscasting not only provides sports fans with vital information, but also colorful commentary about certain games and events. Today, what initially started out on the radio has grown to become one of the biggest areas of the media industry. While a career in sportscasting can […]

WintheDay
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Taking advantage of open opportunities and putting yourself out there might be scary – but often, it’s worth it. Willingness to learn in a new environment is not only a critical aspect to being a successful professional, but it is also a valued aspect in the workplace. So, how has one man’s journey transpired from […]

pain management and sports medicine
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When Bills safety Damar Hamlin got injured during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals in January, the world of sports held its breath. Thankfully, Hamlin is on the road to recovery, but his injury served as a reminder of the importance of sports medicine and interventional pain management. One of the most Internationally recognized […]

post-sport
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Life after playing collegiate and professional sports can be challenging for athletes who have dedicated much of their lives to the game. However, it can also be an opportunity for personal and professional growth, including exploring new interests and career paths. But how should former players navigate their newfound post-sport lives? On today’s episode of […]

omnichannel
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Staying active isn’t just about being healthy in body – but also in mind. The mental benefits of fitness have helped a number of people transform their lives – not least one whose childhood trauma shaped the person he is today. So, how did fitness improve one man’s life and teach him to utilize […]

competitive mindset
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Every company, startup, and organization are in need of leadership with a competitive mindset to sustain and move them toward their goals. Yet, over three quarters of businesses believe their leadership is lacking, and 69 percent of employees say they would provide more effort if they received more recognition. So, what actually makes a […]

success and sacrifice
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If you’re not from Texas, you might not know just how important football is. Every type of football in Texas, from high school to college to professional, plays a vital, cultural role in the state. In fact, there’s even been an Emmy-award winning show on the matter. But how has football shaped one man […]

standards for success
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Winning the day isn’t just about making every day count – it’s about shifting your mindset to set standards for success and better understand and value the work that goes on behind the scenes – so that you can be as successful as you work to be. Where can you start? In this inaugural […]

#wintheday
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Tune into #WinTheDay with Chase Wasson weekly as he deep dives into the coveted “It” factor and what it takes to #wintheday everyday!