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…

The Corporate Assholes I Worked With For A Year

I worked at a gym called Philadelphia Sports Clubs (PSC) after returning to the Stated from playing in Mexico and realizing that at age 24,…

The Graduation Gift From My Sister

When I finished college, my sister drove out from New York to Altoona, PA for the graduation. Latoya was doing it, at least from my…

The Contract Story: How I Helped Bally Total Fitness Go Out of Business

I worked at Bally Total Fitness as a salesperson before I got on playing pro basketball. Back then, Bally had a tried-and-true process for selling…

Why Waking Up Early Works for Me – And Will For You, Too

If you followed me on Snapchat (@drebaldwin), you would see the skyline image I post every morning. When I’m home in Miami, that photo is…

I’m More Accomplished. Am I Happier?

Happiness: a Mental or emotional state of well-being. Two years out of college, I still lived in my parents’ house. I worked at Foot Locker,…

What College Major To Get The Best Job?

Wat should I major in in college to best position myself for a good job? Someone snapped me this question today. This is a really…

How To Put Yourself On

If you are like many of my blog readers, you are seeking opportunity in some form. You want to start a career. Or get a job. You…

#61: 7 Ways To Make Money In Basketball Outside Of Playing, Coaching Or Training [WOYG Podcast]

Not everyone is going to the NBA. Hell, not everyone is even going to play overseas professionally. So what if you love basketball but can’t…

How To Work For Me

If you didn’t know, yes, I’m looking. Many people have come along; most have not lasted — all for the same reason. Here are some…