Jon Finkel

NEW PROJECT: Heisman Trophy Winner & 1st Round NBA Draft Pick, Charlie Ward’s Biography

I’ve started research, interviews and writing for my next book with Florida State legend Charlie Ward. It’s pretty much 24 years in the making for me. Let me explain: It’s January of 1993 and I’m lying on my bed, flipping through channels on my old 28” box TV set in my high school bedroom. These were dark, dark channel surfing times, with only one HBO, …

3 Long-Running Jokes I Tell My Dog After Our Morning Walk

I talk to my dog on our walk. Not like a crazy person carrying on a conversation, but I make observations, crack jokes and basically provide him a running commentary of what I find amusing during our daily trot around the neighborhood. Over the years I’ve honed my routine into three catch-phases I find myself repeating to…well…myself as we walk in the door from our …

My 4 Favorite Things About My New Favorite Podcast: The Jocko Podcast

Who is Jocko? Here’s his bio: Jocko Willink is a decorated retired Navy SEAL officer, author of the New York Times bestselling book, Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, and co-founder of Echelon Front, where he is a leadership instructor, speaker and executive coach. He is also a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt, white tea aficiionado and easily one of the most …