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Get Your Free Copy of Standing Above the Crowd Ebook

Standing above the Crowd is a book that will give you fantastic insights about how to “Stand Above the Crowd “versus “Standing out from the Crowd” ….. all without having to be 7 feet tall like your author James Donaldson. You’ll find in this book that I share a lot of success strategies and how […]

Why Care? Because We Can…. and Because We Must!

(Originally posted in 2016) Coming on the heels of the tragic events in America this week (Minneapolis, Baton Rouge and Dallas), I thought I would share with you a feel good story, to let you know that there’s still some good in this world. I’m not sure why there’s so much hate in this world, […]

The Athletes Playbook – James Donaldson Speaking On the Benefits of Joining The Athletes Playbook

I had the pleasure of doing this great TV spot Click Here! couple of weeks ago in Seattle on New Day Northwest, with host  Margaret Larson. The 2 of us spoke about our younger generation of student athletes,  and how we might better help them to prepare for their collegiate years, and life after their […]

The NBRPA Elects New Members to Board of Directors

THE NBRPA ELECTS NEW MEMBERS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS   CHICAGO (Oct. 17, 2017) – The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) has elevated four members to the Association’s Board of Directors beginning in 2018. Johnny Davis was elected in the NBA 60 and over category, and will be joined by James Donaldson, Jerome Williams […]

National Basketball Retired Players Association – NBRPA – Legends of Basketball

I want to take a moment, to thank all of the members of the NBRPA for re-electing me to serve another term as one of your Board of Directors. It is indeed a pleasure, and I really enjoyed my previous term on the board, constantly working on your behalf to make our association the best […]

Introducing The Athletes Playbook

Here I am with Shaquille O’Neal at an NBA function. Shaq is a great example of “life after the game” for the retired athletes. It’s great to see. I’ll be working with quite a few former professional athletes with something new that I’m getting underway. The Athletes Playbook http://www.athletesplaybook.com/ (Launching the summer of 2017!) We’ll be […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA by Joe Nocera

Indentured, tells the story of those who have been fighting the battle against the NCAA over the last couple of decades or so, trying to draw some attention to the fact that these collegiate athletes, with their lives, blood sweat and tears, underlying all throughout the school year, with practices, mandatory training sessions, games, and […]