This was because Mr. Fairbanks had no problem making decisions, but unfortunately, we had to live with them.
Unfortunately, the NBA was in the driver’s seat for that deal, so they punished the ABA by cutting them out of TV revenue for several years.
Subsequently, Jim was gone quite a bit, so I’d come up with an idea that needed an immediate answer during one of his Pacer selling trips, so a meeting with Mr. Fairbanks was unavoidable.
However, most of the announcers on the network were from WIBC, and because there was no TV coverage, I wanted to run a one-day Arbitron survey.
If I were right, we could charge a ton of money for the commercials the following year. However, If I was wrong, we could dump the project into the garbage can, and nobody would be the wiser.
With all my ducks in a row, I reluctantly trudged into his office and nervously began my big presentation.
I was shocked, but because I’d gone to a lot of trouble preparing a lengthy presentation, I continued.
To this day, whenever I hear a yes in any meeting, I’m outta there!
Hopefully, most people managers are aware that the quote, “The beatings will continue until the morale improves” albeit funny, is not true? The loudest voice may not be right; in fact, they seldom are.
Having an (R) or (D) in front of your name doesn’t make you any more right nor a better human being.
Making laws doesn’t change the rules. Rule #1 he with all the gold makes all the rules is still true.
I find it interesting that Berkley College does not promote that they are located in Oakland. Hmmmmm.
We now live in a world where nobody cares what you think, only what you know.
Depression is a killer which is proven by Niomi Judd taking her life with a gun one day before being inducted into the Country Hall Of Fame which is the highlight of every Country performer’s career.
My brother Reg says that it might have been Niomi Judd’s pending induction into the Country Hall of Fame the next day that triggered her suicide because she may not have felt worthy.
People may hear what we say but they only believe what they see.
Is it true that there are tons of baby formula at the Mexican Border?
The other day my Son Curt told me that when we’re at home with family, we’re all communists, with friends we’re socialists, and with acquaintances, Capitalists. My Brother Reg added, and with employees, Dictators.
The only sure way to eliminate sexual harassment in the workplace is by making it illegal to sleep your way to the top.
People are surprised when I tell them that my daughter Cami doesn’t have a driver’s license, which means that she also doesn’t have insurance or car payments. She doesn’t need any of that; she has Uber and me.
Does Biden think that the American people care more about the environment than they do about the price of gas?
Somebody else’s therapist already knows what you’re really like.
Most great things did not start out perfect.
When I first moved to America, the most outstanding sales line I ever heard was said in response to my question, “How the hell will I be able to afford this Cadillac Eldorado,” Jim Hilliard responded with, “Uncle Sam is gonna help you pay for it. (Interest on car payments was deductible back then)
I have no idea why let alone respect the people who vote for a particular political party just because their grandparents did.
Speaking about respect, the thing I respect about the native Americans was at least they fought back.
There’s no truth waiting at the end of a politically correct question.
So if old rich white guys are so bad, why would old anything be better?
The world is changing, but unfortunately, not all changes are good.
The only people in South Florida who are ruder than New Yorkers are Quebecers.
I’m not too fond of the women who use obscene language unless they whisper it to me.
Now would be a good time to put your retirement plan together because if you don’t have one, your wife sure does, and you ain’t gonna like it.
Sometimes your being smaller makes you better than the rest.
Do you really think that the banks or the government want us to pay down our credit cards?
I find it amazing when a woman who spent her day trying to look her best, says, “I think you only like me for my looks.”
Wendy: Well, George, I think we better live our lives to the fullest, however short they might be! Looking forward to seeing you again when you’re in the Peg. Are you staying at the Fort Gary Hotel? That would be quite convenient for you. (It Was A Very Good Year)
Geo: Yes, I am staying at the Fort Garry, Wendy, and it has been a minute since I’ve seen you.
Geo: You just weren’t listening, Jerry. 🙂
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