From the End Zone to the Entertainment Business

Thomas Q. Jones talks about leaving the trappings of his NFL career behind in order to grow as an actor.

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Thomas Q. Jones — former NFL running back and current actor, producer and CEO of a tech startup — shares how he applies the mindset that made him one of the NFL’s leading rushers to his new ventures. Jones talks about how he prepared himself to tackle a career in the entertainment business, including how he attempted to put himself in the same situation as a struggling actor despite all his NFL success.

Jones and The Playbook host David Meltzer discuss the influence that Jones's coal mining parents had on him, why mental toughness is a necessity for all and how to take an intentional approach to achieving your goals.

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