Day 29: Boat Basin Birthday Bash

Jacob Rubel 2012 2 Comments

Ben has pushed fitness as a major portion of this program.  We have been doing workouts from this book called 7 Weeks to Getting Ripped.  I anticipated getting up this morning at 6:30 to workout with everyone else, but I did not hear my roommate’s alarm this morning and I ended up waking up at 8:00 rather than 6:30. The …

Day 28: TOUCHDOWN!

Mota El Bawab 2012 2 Comments

Coming from Brazil, I never got the chance to follow American Football. Maybe it’s because it was never broadcasted in our region, or maybe the Super Bowl was during Carnival Week, or maybe Brazilians like the football played with their feet. Regardless, this was, by far, one of the most interesting visits we have had here with MSBA. From industry insights to marketing …

Day 27: Best Day Ever

Joshua Lagan 2012 2 Comments

Four years ago, there was a YouTube video that was created for the release of a very popular Nintendo Wii Game called Super Smash Brothers Brawl. The viral video displayed an extremely depressed animated character who roamed his house in beat with the verses of the music; but when the song reached the chorus, the screen erupted into smiley-faces, hearts, …

Day 25: Approaching the Halfway Point

Matthew Mascolo 2012 Leave a Comment

We are almost four weeks into the MSBA program and this post will serve as a reflection on our time so far, as well as looking forward to the next month in New York. Thursday, we had a much needed night off from the knowledgeable and accomplished speakers that Ben and his team have set up for us this summer. …

Day 24: Interview with DeMaurice Smith, Executive Director of the NFLPA

Joshua Lagan 2012 899 Comments

One of the speakers for the MSBA program was Lewis Howes, CEO and Founder of sportsnetworker.com. He challenged us to reach out to three c-level sports business professionals, and try to obtain video interviews. To add to the challenge, he informed us that he’s spoken at numerous conferences giving this same challenge, but has never had a student been able to …