Brent Jones joins Adam for this episode of Take A Knee. Adam begins with Brent's impressive and successful time playing for the San Francisco 49ers. This leads into how football is a great outlet to teach kids the proper way to understand rules and guidelines for their lives. Then, Adam and Brent dive into professional athletes themselves and what's made them so successful beyond just their natural talent. Then they get into Brent's entry into the NFL, getting drafted, and training camp. Adam and Brent go on to discuss the experience of being the boss and understanding work structure. Before they wrap, Brent talks about his investment capital firm from its inception to what it has grown to today.
RZA from Wu-Tang Clan joins Adam for this episode of Take A Knee. Adam opens the show with RZA's humble beginnings in New York and how he first found his love of Rap music. Then Adam and RZA talk a bit about respect and how to instill it in kids properly as they grow. RZA goes on to explain his story of getting a second chance in life and capitalizing on it. Then the two get into giving everything you do your all, and not giving up just because there's no money in it. Before they wrap, they finish with a discussion on old age, respecting your elders, and personal growth.
Tom Dreesen joins Adam for this episode of Take A Knee. Adam opens the show by quickly recaping Dreesen's accomplishments as a comedian before moving into the history of early days starting out in Harvey, Illinois. Then Tom talks about his time after getting out the Navy and falling into comedy once he learned the true identity of his biological father. After that, Tom shares some great stories of his time hanging out with Frank Sinatra and being on Johnny Carson. Before they wrap, Adam and Tom discuss what it means to be a team leader and what it takes to coach that team.