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Protecting Your Possibilities is a podcast with sports attorney Luke Fedlam focused on helping athletes educate and protect themselves for their life outside of their sport.

Protecting Your Possibilities Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP

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    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

Protecting Your Possibilities is a podcast with sports attorney Luke Fedlam focused on helping athletes educate and protect themselves for their life outside of their sport.

    The realities of NIL

    The realities of NIL

    In this week's episode, Luke talks about what is really happening in this new name, image and likeness world. As he is out speaking to athletes across the country, questions like these are popping up: Are athletes really engaging in NIL? Is this really happening? How should I move forward? How do I plan for taxes? How do I decide if I should have someone manage my brand? What if I am an international student - can I still be compensated?  This episode dives into the answers to these questions and more.


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    • 18 min
    Having a Defined Decision-Making Process for Business Investments

    Having a Defined Decision-Making Process for Business Investments

    Athletes are constantly presented with business deals or business investment opportunities. Having a defined decision-making process can help provide the athlete with the ability to make an informed and educated decision. In this episode, Luke shares a repeatable decision-making process and applies that process to how an athlete might think about business investments that have been presented.


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    • 17 min
    Thoughts on Navigating NIL

    Thoughts on Navigating NIL

    One month into the new name, image and likeness (NIL) world, one of the common questions from student-athletes is understanding how to get involved in NIL. In this episode, Luke explores ways in which student-athletes can evaluating how to navigate name image and likeness. He also provides some insights around ways to engage in this new NIL environment such as: how do I get into it, what if I don’t have a large social media following, what brands should I think about engaging with and what are they looking for and how can I protect myself.


    Read the full episode transcript here.


    Find Luke on LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.


    Listen wherever you listen to podcasts including: Apple Podcasts  |  Google Podcasts  |  Spotify  |  Amazon Music  |  Stitcher  |  Tunein Radio  | iHeartRadio  | Castbox

    • 17 min
    Where is NIL Going?

    Where is NIL Going?

    In this episode, host Luke Fedlam explores where name, image and likeness (NIL) changes are potentially heading in the future. The discussion explores the future of federal legislation related to NIL and the impact of having NIL managed by individual institutions.

    • 18 min
    Franchises – What You Really Need to Know

    Franchises – What You Really Need to Know

    Athletes and celebrities are often the target of people wanting them to buy into franchises. A common misconception about owning a franchise is that it will operate itself. Unfortunately, that’s not true. In this episode, Luke shares some tips on how to analyze your decision regarding a franchise, prior to buying into one. Understanding the challenges and having some helpful advice will help you navigate the process of getting into the franchise world.

    • 20 min
    Protecting Your Possibilities: One Year in the Making!

    Protecting Your Possibilities: One Year in the Making!

    Protecting Your Possibilities Podcast is one year old! In this episode, Luke takes a looks back over the past year’s episodes of PYP. Over the past 12 months, college and professional sports have experienced significant change and PYP was there to discuss them. Luke also looks forward to the changes yet to come in the sports world. Bottom line: thank you for your support over the past year!


    Read the full episode transcript here.


    Find Luke on LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.


    Listen wherever you listen to podcasts including: Apple Podcasts  |  Google Podcasts  |  Spotify  |  Amazon Music  |  Stitcher  |  Tunein Radio  | iHeartRadio  | Castbox

    • 19 min

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