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4th and Goal: From the Gridiron to the Boardroom and Back

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This is a true story.
As a kid growing up in a rough-and-tumble neighborhood in New York City, Joe Moglia dreamed of someday becoming the head coach of a college football team-not of becoming a corporate titan.
But sometimes, life gets in the way of our dreams. By the time Joe was in his early 30s, he had risen through the high school and college football ranks to become the
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ebook, 288 pages
Published September 4th 2012 by Business Plus (first published January 1st 2012)
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Matt
This is probably the only time I will ever be grateful for the dearth of quality football books offered by my local Brooklyn library branch. Its limited gridiron selections forced me to choose between Monte Burke's lamely-titled and generically-covered 4th and Goal and Michael Strahan's Inside the Helmet. Given that the latter was penned on the heels of a very nasty and financially-destructive divorce settlement, I decided to take a chance on a book that, if its cover was any indication, seemed ...more
Scott Gill
It never gets old seeing the gleam, the original spark in someone’s eye when they realize their dream. Being a middle school coach and AVID teacher, I get this privilege often as we learn about colleges, careers, and my students contemplate their futures. One of my favorite lessons to teach deals with dreams verses goals, and the kids begin to lay out practical steps to achieving their great futures. We talk about obstacles and determination and prioritizing, but often I just tell them stories o ...more
Will Russell
I loved Burke's fast-paced character driven telling of Moglia's story. You get a feel for the different set of characters in the different arenas of the coach's life from the gridiron, to the boardroom, or his family life. Burke's writing style was gripping enough that I was able to resist the temptation to Google the result of Moglia's coaching job search.

You find yourself strangely captivated by Moglia's driven way of approaching life. Moglia seems to have no qualms about being open about his
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Chris Mccormick
Really interesting book on Joe's life. I really like how Burke structured the chapters. Some of the writing was a bit cheesy but all in all a great story and inspiring life he led.
Michael Toguchi
5 stars for personal journey, 2.5 for the narrative style. Still worthy of a read.
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