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Discussion in 'Silvertails Soapbox' started by Dan, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    That is all.
     
  2. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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    He is a good bloke from what I hear
     
  3. WAMF

    WAMF Well-Known Member

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    Ok then, how the **** does a taxi driver become the CEO of an NRL franchise without the relevant tertiary qualifications that most other organisations would deem a non negotiable aspect of that role?
     
  4. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    One would ask the same about the CEO of Dominos and so on
     
  5. WAMF

    WAMF Well-Known Member

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    The CEO of Dominos ect would have worked their way up the corporate chain. The ability to read road signs and turn on a taxi meter, won't bring us a major sponsor I'm afraid.
     
  6. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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    Ok then, how the f**k does a taxi driver become the CEO of an NRL franchise without the relevant tertiary qualifications that most other organisations would deem a non negotiable aspect of that role?



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    Ray Hadley also was a taxi driver :)
     
  7. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The CEO of Dominos ect would have worked their way up the corporate chain. The ability to read road signs and turn on a taxi meter, won't bring us a major sponsor I'm afraid.
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    it would if the GPS was down and the management team were on their way to a meeting with a potential sponsor!
     
  8. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Did Arko have any "relevant tertiary qualifications" ??
     
  9. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    he was a legend, that was all that was needed.

    haha

    To be fair it wasn't the business it is now, when Arko was in charge. I figure it's old school management in a new business world, hard really to compare, CEO's of that era to now
     
  10. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

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    wasnt he one of those old fashioned Dunny collectors
     
  11. WAMF

    WAMF Well-Known Member

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    Arko had everyone's respect, plus he had friends in very high places.
    It wasn't all about corporate governance and selling million dollar sponsorship packages back then. Players were paid a pittance in comparison to modern day and the majority of that pittance came from the leagues club.
    Times have changed and so must the Sea Eagles.
     
  12. swoop

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    It's a well known fact that both Max Delmege and Scott Penn were taxi drivers aswell.

    These days to be successful at a job taxi driving is one of the major requirements.

    Twiggy Forrest, Clive Palmer, the Packers and Murdochs all started off as cab drivers.
     
  13. WAMF

    WAMF Well-Known Member

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    What sort of photos must Lowe have of Penn??
     
  14. Phantar

    Phantar Well-Known Member

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    Would I be in the right thread if I refuted these comments - or should I just go back to Positive Town?
     
  15. The Eagle

    The Eagle Well-Known Member

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    well Phantar go double negative
    it equals positive
     
  16. Fro

    Fro Well-Known Member

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    can we just whinge about Shane?
     
  17. The Eagle

    The Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Go nuts,makes you look stupid for stalking
     
  18. Andrew..

    Andrew.. Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Going by that logic perhaps we should employ a rickshaw driver as our CEO.
     
  19. Jonesyv2

    Jonesyv2 Active Member

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    To be honoust WAMF i think you are disregarding all of lowes achivements in NZ on the business front and basing your argument on no facts at all.
     
  20. WAMF

    WAMF Well-Known Member

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    Jonesy, I'm not here to argue. I'm here to whinge  ;D
     

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