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Growing Up a Die Hard Sports Fan Led to My Entrepreneurial Destiny

I believe certain things are in our DNA, especially what we were destined to do. I grew up in Woodbridge, New Jersey where I was basically born with a baseball in my hand. Here is a picture to prove it. At the age of 5, I went to kindergarten with an NFL lunchbox and when the teacher said to bring in a photo of someone we loved, I brought in a 1982 Danny White Topps football card. Around this age, my Dad also took me to NY Yankees, NY Mets and NJ Devils games and if the game ran too late, I even got to miss school the next day. Sports became a huge influence in my life. I started collecting baseball cards, NFL Huddle dolls, bobble heads, game programs, posters, sticker books, vintage shirts, mini helmets and anything sports related. My entire room turned into a sports shrine, and pretty much remains the same today. My first entrepreneurial experiences happened around 8 years old when I had a paper route in Woodbridge, NJ, shoveled snow for neighbors in the winter, raked leaves in the fall and went door to door singing Christmas Carols during the Holidays. I also played … Continue reading

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Tips for Finding Your Dream Career in Sports – Hit the Field!

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Does it ever cross your mind how many people wake up every morning really loving what they do for a living? You will probably spend three quarters of your life hustling to make that dollar. Most people work a 9-5 job because it’s secure and comfortable, but is it truly their passion? I have to say that I wake up every morning looking forward to creating new opportunities and doing some pretty exciting things.  It’s easily attainable for any aspiring sports lover or entrepreneur by following a few steps. Many people ask me everyday, how can I get involved in sports and make a living from it? Well, here are some tips from my experience that may help on your journey. It Starts with True Passion You have to eat, sleep and dream about what you love. If you don’t love it, don’t do it. Cut your loses before you waste any more valuable time.  I was literally born with a baseball in my hand.  Sports was always in my blood and knew from when I was a kid, from collecting my first football and baseball cards in 1982, that I had to make sports my career, if not playing … Continue reading

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