Posts Tagged With: David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

Two Aspiring Agents Taking All The Right Steps

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest. ~J.G. Holland

Not often do two people who stay true to their beliefs come together with the same goal in mind and have the drive to avoid possible obstacles along the way. This takes teamwork, trust, faith, integrity, and understanding the importance of building a family-type environment. When I see the bond that Jordan Schoem (Syracuse University class of 2011 graduate who studied Sport Management and Law) and Zack Charles (senior at Yeshiva University in Manhattan, NY studying Business and Management/Marketing) have built, I am reminded of the bond that made Drew and Jason Rosenhaus so successful. Schoem and Charles are aspiring Athlete Agents who, like myself, do not plan to use their schooling to find a job, but rather to create one.

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Syracuse University’s College of Human Ecology to be renamed “David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics”

It’s a long horse race. It doesn’t matter where you are at the quarter pole or halfway pole. It doesn’t matter who breaks out of the pack first. What matters is who finishes the race first. This philosophy was not only helpful, but it was essential in guiding David Falk through the difficult fortuitous circumstances that impeded him on his road to becoming the Agent that singlehandedly restructured the way contract negotiations were run in the NBA.

“It allowed me to absorb near-term setbacks because I was committed to the long-term plan. It’s easier not to compromise long-term interests for short-term gains when you have a longer view. It’s about rhythm, pace, and patience.” stated Falk in his autobiography The Bald Truth. Continue reading

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