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Flashback Friday & Friday Food 4 Thought: Being Serious

0 - Published 16 hours ago by in Art, Business, Childhood, Development, Entrepreneurship, Hard Work, Inspiration, Networking, Old School

“If you take it seriously, they will take you seriously.”  -Tom LaPadula  In grade school, I made sure requirements were met on time.  But that didn’t mean I enjoyed every subject I had.  I was a doodler in class.  Occasionally, or A LOT of times, I would discreetly draw in my notebooks when a class […]

Friday Food 4 Thought: Brooklyn Men’s Lacrosse Co-Founders

0 - Published August 8, 2014 by in Business, Development, Entrepreneurship, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Leadership, Networking

My recent post on Wed. included this pic (above) of me playing in goal, along with the two other people who I co-founded the Brooklyn Men’s Lacrosse Club back in 2005.  Dan Mirsky (#7), Dan Sheff (#8) and myself, Vinnie Ricasio, (#1).  We started the team because NYC needed another post-collegiate lacrosse team and most of […]

“Crank” OWNER–Chris Feehely

0 - Published August 6, 2014 by in Art, Business, Development, Entrepreneurship, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Networking

(Writer’s note: 5 years ago this week “Crank” was created.  This article is about 2.5 years overdue – that’s right!  I’ve been meaning to do this for such a long time.  This article is for Chris’ mother who recently passed away.  As a business owner, you just want everything to go right, that’s why you […]

The PASSION of Jobs (from Steve)

0 - Published August 26, 2011 by in Art, Business, Development, Entrepreneurship, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Leadership, Networking, Risk

A job vs. a career. A job is something you do simply to earn money; a career is a series of connected employment opportunities. A job has minimal impact on your future work life, while a career provides experience and learning to fuel your future. A job offers few networking opportunities, but a career is […]

Creating a Perfect Storm!–Brooklyn Lacrosse/The Art of Lax™

2 - Published July 15, 2011 by in Art, Business, Development, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Leadership, Networking

(Brooklyn Lacrosse/The Art of Lax™.  Champions, 2011 Salt Shakerz Invitational. New York City) “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” – John Wooden (Former coach, UCLA Basketball. 1910-2010) We knew what our reputation was in […]

That Life Changing Experience(s)…

1 - Published May 26, 2011 by in Featured, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Networking

“A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.” – William Penn (Quaker leader and Founder of Pennsylvania, 1644-1718) “You need a LIFE, outside of your life.” – Phil Dusenberry (former Chairman, BBDO-North America) 2002.  Something was just missing – more like lacking.  It […]

Making a “Win-Win”

11 - Published May 10, 2011 by in Art, Business, Entrepreneurship, Lacrosse, Networking

“There are no strangers here, only friends you haven’t yet met.”  William Butler Yeats (Irish writer & poet. 1865-1939) At the 2009 US Lacrosse Convention, the Power-Tek Performance Gear company were my neighbors in the Vendor Hall.  Owners and brothers, Jim and Tom Lalli, kept me company during the long hours of the event, telling […]