Tom is a self made man. A person I admire and respect. While some of is peers are retiring. Tom Shine is just getting started.
Chris Dessi: How do you define success?
Jeff Pearlman: It’s a funny question. Back when I was coming up, first at the University of Delaware, then at The Tennessean in Nashville, my answer would have been something like, “Making it to Sports Illustrated” or “having an SI cover story.”
G. William LaRosa is not just my Uncle. He’s my Godfather. I’ve idolized him for as long as I can remember.
Recently, in the midst of a compelling conversation about business, I marveled how intelligent he is. He replied “I’m not that smart, I’ve just been around.”
I call that wisdom.
It’s my honor to share my Godfather’s wisdom on this blog.