Everybody Is A Star To Somebody

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Kaunas, Lithuania was the location of my first professional basketball job. I was 23. A fellow American named Mike was my roommate for my first few…

Problems: Weight Lifting For Your Spirit

One of my favorite passages from The Richest Man In Babylon: The soul of a free man looks at life as a series of problems…

You’re Always Marketing

I once listened to an interview of a guy who’d spent some time dealing in street business. He said that if someone who was also…

Buried In Time

I ran again yesterday for the first time in a month. After finishing my second marathon in late January, my legs needed some time off before…

New Power by Jeremy Heimans (@jeremyheimans) and Henry Timms (@henrytimms) [Book Reviews]

“Old power works like a currency. It is held by few. Once gained, it is jealously guarded, and the powerful have a substantial store of…

The Financial Realities Of Overseas Basketball

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How much money do you/can you make playing basketball overseas? It’s the million dollar (or thousand dollar, or hundred dollar) question about pro basketball that prospective players, fans,…

The Serenity Of Having No Control

I’m taking a flight today. The first flights that I took in life, between 2003-08ish, I would leave the baggage claim tickets on my bags long…

The Basketball Team Owner Who Tried (And Failed) To Ruin My Career

I wrote about my experience with the Harlem Ambassadors ten years ago on my website. The content is still there, unchanged. Read that after you read…

The Email That Turned Me Into A Monster

I hated the August-October period of every year, starting in 2004 (the year I graduated from Penn State Altoona), with good reasons. This is the…