Tag Archive | Standing Above the Crowd

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Political Incorrections by Bill Maher

This was a hilarious collection of opening monologues from Bill Maher, taken from his previous show, “Politically Incorrect”. If it doesn’t have you doubling over in laughter, it will at least bring a smile to your face as you think back over the years on the various topics that Bill talks about. Of course, he […]

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 […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – JFK and the Unspeakable by James Douglass

I think this book and the author, took us on a very interesting journey through the Oval Office, and the Cold War years, during the JFK administration. Great insight and information that’s very helpful to piece together the tremendous stress and pressures that JFK was under, apparently from all sides, to keep us from nuclear […]

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, […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Deceived Wisdom by David Bradley

This was a fine, easy read, lighthearted but yet still pretty informative. The author, takes a lot of the old “wives tales” and “urban myths” to task, and throws a little bit of clarification at them, their origins, and how they continue to persist to this day. For instance: we’ve all been told things like, […]

The Athletes Playbook – Messages from Former Professional Athletes

One of the things that The Athletes Playbook will do on a continual basis, is to put positive messages out there to our young student athletes, from former professional athletes, about what it’s like to be a student athlete, staying positive, working hard to reach your goals,, and, excelling in school as well. Take a […]

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 […]