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first_img Top Stories The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo 2 Comments   Share   New Cardinals fullback Derrick Coleman has never shied from a challenge his whole life.As the first legally-deaf NFL offensive player, Coleman has cut out a nice career as a fullback and in special teams for the Seattle Seahawks and Atlanta Falcons.“As the fullback you have to be a leading guy, you have to set the tone for the running back,” Coleman said on 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station’s Doug & Wolf. “You want to be strong, fast and you want to be physical. People feed off of that, you go out and lay a linebacker out of you just fit the right way running backs are confident enough to know they can run right behind him and go for 100 yards or a touchdown.”center_img – / 9 The Cardinals are re-introducing the fullback position to their offense under first-year head coach Steve Wilks and offensive coordinator Mike McCoy.Coleman won a Super Bowl during his time with the Seahawks, and has had success in special teams and in run-blocking.The Cardinals expect him to fill in these roles seamlessly.Related LinksCardinals WR Chad Williams is excited about OC McCoy’s new offenseDavid Johnson is the latest casualty in a cruel professionHis deafness hasn’t stopped him from being a productive player in the NFL as well as a succesful college career as a running back at UCLA.“It really hasn’t been a huge challenge, because that is what I do day in and day out in my life. Sometimes I do have to work twice as hard, sometimes I have to make accommodations,” Coleman said. “When the quarterback changes plays when everyone is already out, he just knows that I can read lips so just turn around one more time and tell me.”Coleman’s success in football has been a big inspiration to members of the deaf and hard-of-hearing community, and he’s proud to be a member of the community and offer encouragement.“I always tell the hard-of-hearing and deaf community just go there and live your life. Be the best you can possibly be. When I was growing up, I always thought I had to be a part of society and do what society told me to do, what I learned was that there’s only one Derrick Coleman Jr.,” Coleman said. “And I just need to go out there and do the best I can possibly do. There’s going to be times when I mess up, and there’s going to be times when I do something great.”last_img read more

On Conducting Precise Market Research

first_imgWhat exactly does market research entail?Truthfully, it encompasses a lot of things. But you shouldn’t be overly concerned about this, as it’s easier than you think. Market research is about a systematic process of fact-checking. You’ll be investigating a specific group for a specific purpose. You’re selecting your subject and gathering information on this subject. Your options therein are diverse.Whether you’re discovering new information or you’re verifying what you already have, you’re still doing market research. It’s all driven by purpose and goals. If you’re unsure about your ability to conduct your own research, you have options at your disposal. As always, hiring a consultant or a professional researcher is a viable choice. Conversely, you can study up on market research and delve into a project after honing your personal skills.Market research is hardly as daunting as it may seem. Once broken down into steps, it’s a process that can be conquered like any other business-related task.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to PrintPrintShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more