THE FOLLOW THE BALL BLOG

I am grateful to have experienced another calendar year. The past 12 months represented one of the best years of my life. It was largely free of perceived drama, anxiety, and hardship. I was in good health for most of 2018 unlike the prior two...

On Sunday, December 2nd, I participated in my first powerlifting competition, specifically the deadlifting event. I chose this competition because I was curious about doing it, but never had sufficient motivation to pursue it. Over past 15 months since my neck surgery, I have grown...

I am coaching my daughter's soccer team for the first time this fall. I don't normally coach soccer, but wanted to have the chance to coach Lucy and her teammates as I mostly coach my son's teams. Frankly, I love it. The girls are a...

[caption id="attachment_821" align="alignnone" width="762"] Tony Gonzalez, NFL Hall of Famer, plays a video game in his room on December 3, 2012 in Woodbridge, Virginia. Gonzalez spends about an hour each night playing video games. (Photo/Deeana Garcia)[/caption]   Let me be clear: I don’t play Fortnite. I barely...

In the movie, The Internship starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson two out-of-work, middle-aged sales professionals secure internships at a reasonably well-known technology company. Of course, hijinks ensue when these 40-ish year-old men have to keep up with the best and brightest college students ready...

I originally wrote this post for my Innovation Strategy course this quarter. My task was to evaluate whether my personal traits are conductive to being an entrepreneur. This was a very important assignment for me because I am intent upon building my own business and this...

I've received a vast array of e-mails this week from folks that I follow recapping their 2017. I never paid attention to how common this practice is until now. So, I thought about my year and whether it would be useful to look back at...

I recently attended my first sport psychology industry conference. I had a wonderful experience over the course of my three days in Orlando. I met a number of my JFK University sport psychology classmates and professors, as well as respected professionals in our field. A...

Two Saturdays ago, I was coaching my son's 3rd and 4th grade flag football team. I started the morning as my usual positive, enthusiastic self. I was much better prepared than week one. I was ready to get all of the kids touches. I was...