Aug
03

What Would You Do…? – Your Client’s Concussion Problems

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MUST BE TUESDAY BABY! Which obviously means a brand new “What Would You Do…?” among many other totally awesome things. So stop thinking about how much you hate your job, and play agent with me for a hot minute here. We obviously have SO much sports agent material to use between the whole Darrelle Revis…
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Jul
27

What Would You Do…? – Communication Request

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After 6 very interesting “What Would You Do…?” posts, the column vanished from this site.  That is about to change.  After receiving quite a few emails from viewers who wished to see the column’s return, we brought on a new contributor, Jim Thompson, to bring it back.  Here is Thompson’s first “What Would You Do…?”…
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Mar
29

What would you do…? (#6)

If you are an aspiring sports agent, you constantly hear about how to break into the industry. While getting your foot in the door is the first step, what do you do after you accomplish that? There are plenty of challenges that will arise after you land your first gig and I believe this hypothetical…
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Feb
19

What would you do…? (#5)

As we get deeper into the NFL offseason, you will hear more and more chatter about free agency, franchise tags, and the like. This time of year is when agents make their mark on behalf of their clients. At the end of the day, an agent is judged on the end product of the agent-client…
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Jan
20

What would you do…? (#4)

I apologize for the hiatus, but I hope to deliver an exciting hypo for everybody to discuss in the fourth edition of this column. One of your clients is a starting QB in the NFL. We will call him Willie Smoke. Willie is a third-year player who led his team to the AFC Championship game…
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Oct
29

What Would You Do…? (#3)

Recruiting seems to be the hot topic for my first batch of posts. But, as we all know, recruiting is at the essence of being an agent, or a successful one at least. Recruiting is what separates the men from the boys in this profession. If you can’t recruit, then this profession is definitely not…
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Oct
01

What Would You Do…? (#2)

Now, for my second post for the column. Lets say that you have been knocking down the doors of multiple agents to land your first internship in the field. You send out hundreds of resumes, make tons of calls, and go through the painstaking process. Finally, you catch a break and end up lining up…
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Sep
05

What Would You Do…? (#1)

I decided to start a new column that will spark solid dialogue amongst our avid readers here at the blog. It’s entitled “What would you do…?” The column’s basic purpose is to pose a hypothetical situation related to athlete representation. This will give a chance for some current agents to provide a response. It will…
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