How Marshall Faulk Made a Business Out of Helping Athletes Give Back
NFL Hall-of-Famer Marshall Faulk and co-founder Nicole Bradley talk about the challenges of launching their philanthropy-based branding agency.
Full Story In starting 8NINE agency, Nicole Bradley more than doubled her working hours, but she wouldn't trade it for the world.
Conflict When disagreements arise, Nicole Bradley and Marshall Faulk stay professional.
Strength Lessons Nicole Bradley learned on the basketball court years ago give her confidence in business today.
Role Model Every day Nicole Bradley finds inspiration--both personally and in business--in her mother's positive attitude.
Giving Back When she was 19, Nicole Bradley mentored a high school student and learned a lesson that helped inspire her business.
Competition Marshall Faulk explains that sometimes you need to go out and get a free agent to compete.
Patience For Marshall Faulk, the most frustrating part of growth is when it doesn't happen fast enough.
Experience Marshall Faulk uses his own NFL career to help figure out what services to offer their current clients.
Failure When you get knocked down, how are you going to respond? That's what business is about, says Marshall Faulk.
Decisions For Nicole Bradley and Marshall Faulk, the rule is that they both must agree before taking on a project.
Metrics Success isn't measured by money, says Marshall Faulk. It's measured by how many companies copy what you do.
Launch The founders recall the moment they knew they had to to go into business together.
Grind When she started 8NINE Agency, Nicole Bradley went from 8-hour to 18-hour days, but there's always more she wants to be doing.
Hustle For Nicole Bradley, business is personal and personal is business.
Payoff If you're doing what you love, it's not really work, says Nicole Bradley.