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Friday Food 4 Thought: NIKE–I DID IT!

0 - Published October 16, 2015 by in Art, Business, Development, Entrepreneurship, Featured, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Leadership, Networking, Old School, Risk, Tournaments

(Writer’s note: Let’s file this post under ‘PERSONAL’.  Did you know Thomas Edison was told by his teachers that he was too stupid to learn?  He invented almost 1,000 lightbulbs before he finally invented one that worked.   This post is not meant to be an attack.  It is meant to be a personal driver and confidence […]

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The Making of ‘Sticks Up’.

0 - Published September 17, 2015 by in Art, Business, Development, Entrepreneurship, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Old School

“Adapt, or go the way of the dinosaurs.” Those were the exact words from one of my visiting professors in art school who was teaching a liberal arts class.  He required that students email him the homework paper assignments, rather than type, print and “hand” in class.  That was the mid-90’s, and not all students had […]

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The Perfect Picture

0 - Published September 3, 2015 by in Art, Development, Featured, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Tournaments

“The pictures are there.  You just have to take them.” – Robert Capa (Photojournalist) I always liked photography.  I was introduced to traditional photography (black & white) back in 5th grade as a hobby.  My sophomore year in art school, I had to take photography as a requirement.  I never learned the manual settings, rather just shot […]

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Friday Food 4 Thought: My Toughest Project

0 - Published June 19, 2015 by in Art, Business, Development, Hard Work, Inspiration, Networking

“Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.” – General George S. Patton Let’s file this one under a “Flashback Friday”, just because.  I was recently asked in a client meeting what my toughest project ever given to me was, and I wondered if it was lacrosse-related, or non-lacrosse-related.  Well the answer […]

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Friday Food 4 Thought: Graduation Speeches

0 - Published May 15, 2015 by in Business, Development, Inspiration

I’ve been going to the gym every so often during the week to prepare for a certain summer tournament comeback after being 4 years away.  My iPhone songs get mundane and it becomes quite boring on the treadmill, bike, etc., whatever!  Recently, I’ve changed it up and started to listen to a variety of college and […]

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Growing The Game Beyond The Frame!

0 - Published May 5, 2015 by in Art, Business, Development, Entrepreneurship, Featured, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse

“Play is the highest form of research.” (Albert Einstein) The above quote by one of the smartest persons to have ever lived is one that I highly believe!  I tell people that some of my artistic ideas are spurred doing “non-artistic” activities and interests.  A few weekends ago, after a harsh Winter and a chilly […]

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Friday Food 4 Thought: The Road Is Long (Pt. 2)

0 - Published May 1, 2015 by in Art, Business, Development, Entrepreneurship, Hard Work, Inspiration, Old School

The first part of this series was written a while back. I got wait listed when I applied to the art school I eventually attended – The Pratt Institute.  Looking back, I couldn’t believe it because the 4 years there felt like “cake”.  And coming from a successful, 4 years at a highly rigorous experience spent in […]

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Friday Food 4 Thought: Plant This!

0 - Published April 24, 2015 by in Art, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Old School

Every so often I go back to my parent’s apartment in Manhattan with my kids and spend a leisure time catching up.  Most of the time, as they take advantage with their grandchildren, I usually go and try to find my old lacrosse equipment being hidden somewhere.  I’m in awe when I find such old things not […]