We all wait for signs hoping to get an idea of the direction we should go, only to miss the sign as we drive by. Edward L. Ball helps members to begin seeing the signs. See my Speaking page for more details.
Edward L. Ball helps high school seniors and college freshman make a successful transition using a basic six-principle approach. See my Speaking page for more information.
There is a growing population of reentry stakeholders; parents, wives, husbands, courts, case managers etc. It is becoming more and more important that the reentry process is successful. Edward L. Ball can help stakeholders utilize resources to have greater positive impact on the reentry process. Go to my Speaking page for more info.
Teams can, will, and often do reach plateaus and hit roadblocks. Edward L. Ball helps people realize at least two things: • There are no excuses • Anything is possible Realizing at least one of these things can help your team move past plateaus and speed through roadblocks. Go to my Speaking page for more information.
“In my five and a half some years as a Prosecutor, I believe that the Defendant is probably the most violent of all that I have come across…he is a significant threat to everyone he comes across and everyone who lives around him. I have no doubt, absolutely no doubt in my mind, that when Mr. Ball gets out, somebody will end up dead.” –Marion County Prosecutor-
In 1998 I was arrested by a SWAT team after they stormed a tear gas filled house I was hold up in.
After being arrested by the SWAT team I was ultimately sentenced to 39 years in prison.
I spent close to 14 years, my entire 20's and half of my 30's, in maximum security prisons.
I have paid my debt to society and not one person has ended up dead...yet! Come find out why!
39 THINGS ABOUT LIFE I LEARNED IN PRISON
WHAT I LEARNED IN THE STREETS AND PRISON
KEEPING IT REAL
EDWARD BALL THE BIOGRAPHY
EDWARD L. BALL
I have made enough mistakes to last me a lifetime. As a matter of fact I made one mistake that is going to last me a life time. I committed a crime or two and found myself in prison with a 39 year prison sentence. I hope to share some of the lessons I have[…]
I tell real life stories so you understand how I came to learn the particular lesson I am talking about. For example, I talk about my friend Shorty Lott and how he showed me the true power of laughter. I met a guy in prison named Shorty Lott. He was about five-two, stocky with a[…]