With excitement for Super Bowl LV, we're featuring one of our "Most Valuable Speakers": DeMaurice Smith! Smith is the executive director of the NFL Players Association and tackles important topics in his speaking engagements like diversity and inclusion, corporate responsibility, and transformational leadership. Commenting on the protocols implemented and thought process behind the NFL's decision to move forward with a virtual offseason in 2020, Smith wrote, "It is fantasy to ignore division, but there is no escaping responsibility to each other... All of us become greater by embracing the reality of a joined fate that we have as Americans." Smith is highly regarded for his ethical decision-making, offering audiences with motivational and practical takeaways for managing their businesses and beyond. To learn more about hosting Mr. Smith, Contact Us.
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NFLPA director 'planning' for another virtual offseasonT (theScore)
NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith says the upcoming offseason will likely be virtual again due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
NFL insider notes: Critical voices mount about lack of diversity in coach hiring, plus more on coach carousel (CBS Sports)
“The NFL reached out to the NFLPA to ask for assistance in its overall effort of increasing diversity, and we’re going to be presenting some things to the league right around the Super Bowl."