"I" to "We:" 7 Steps to Gathering Your Team Around a Common Goal I’ve said it many times, and I know I’m not alone: nobody in business gets anywhere without know how to build a great team. It’s the most important skill to have, and it translates across all industries--there aren’t any successes that happen [...]
The Hoots' overall goal was to rebuild a reputation that was in tatters from the days of the Hannibal Cavemen. They wanted to build a franchise that the Hannibal and surrounding communities could take pride in and believe they were a part of it. Owner Rick DeStefane made that known before the first game of [...]
The Herald-Whig writes about the excitement surrounding the season opener for the Hannibal Hoots and how fans were impressed with the first game. It was the first impression the Hoots were giving to the Hannibal community before to their inaugural game and the first Prospect League game in Hannibal since the Cavemen suspended operations after [...]
The Hannibal Hoots baseball club was originally scheduled to open its inaugural season on the road. Understandably, the front office viewed that as less than ideal. General manager Matt Stembridge pulled the right strings to allow the team to play Opening Day at Clemens Field. Hannibal orchestrated a swap with Danville and will host the [...]
Hannibal businessman Rick DeStefane is always doing something.If he's not managing one of his 60-plus companies stationed throughout Missouri, he's working on other projects. His latest is building an expansive, castle-themed treehouse on the southeast part of his property off of Orchard Point Road...