What You Need to Play The Game

Basketball is a great sport and today a lot of people are taking an interest in it. Nowadays, many people think that a game like basketball is only meant for tall player because it is easier for them to get to the hoop. Now this is a major misconception.  Basketball is not a sport that you can only be good at if you have a good height. There are other aspects that add to the game as well and how you will turn out as a player.

Every game demands passion and let’s be honest, height does not give you passion. So even if you aren’t the tallest person. You can still play the game and even become a pro league player by following certain tricks and tips. Some great basketball tips include excessive practicing. Practicing doesn’t mean that you get a little too serious and play like it’s the end of your life. Even a friendly game with friend could be a great learning experience for you. The main thing is to try to improve as much as you can while you are playing.

Basketball is a game that requires excessive manual work so always remember to bend your knees while you are shooting as to not to sprain anything while performing. Learn to handle the ball so that you are less likely to drop it or there is a lower chance of someone taking the ball from right under your nose. Always remember that while playing basketball the main thing is balance. Always keep your balance while you are playing the game so that you can fight off any attack that might come at you. So practice hard and start playing.

Want to Be an Actor? Here’s What You Should Be Doing

There are so many people out there who have dreams about becoming big shot movie stars one day with adoring fans and many awards to speak of. However, only a small percentage of these people actually pursue these dreams and even fewer work their way to the top. Showbiz is a tough industry indeed but if you love acting then you wouldn’t care about how famous you are as long as you get to do what you love and are good at it.

If you think you have it in you and want to start a career in acting then you should start doing something about it now. Auditions aren’t easy and you’ll need to impress the judges to get shortlisted, so we’ve prepared a list of things you can do to get the judges to see the budding actor in you. If you still feel like famous actors are something other than human, then check out budding actor Christian Capozzoli’s Twitter profile and rest assured that you too can chase your dreams no matter how big they are. Here’s what you should be doing.

Study

If your plans were to drop out of school and become an actor then this might be a bit of a bummer but you got to study the industry and how the business works before you can sell your skills as an actor.

Act First, Move Later

A lot of budding actors express their dreams of how they want to move to a certain cities and start acting. Some cities have a greater opportunities for acting indeed but before you move there, you should focus on developing your skills first. Big cities aren’t cheap, you know!

Andrew Eye, CEO of Taskbox

Andrew Eye, CEO of Taskbox

Andrew Eye, Taskbox CEO and founder, is no stranger to the startup scene. A Maryland native, Andrew founded his first company Bodkin Consulting Group LLC in 2006, and then later co-founded Ciphent Inc., where he assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer.

In 2010 Ciphent was named #15 on the Inc. 500 list of Fastest Growing Companies, and was later acquired by Colorado-based Accuvant Inc., where Andrew operated as the Vice President of Services for two years before making the decision to return to his roots in the startup world.

Taskbox is Andrew’s third startup, founded in May of 2012 along with his CTO and co-founder, Adam Cianfichi. Andrew is an active member of the Austin technology startup community, and currently mentors a group of students in the University of Texas Startup program.