Sloans Departure Begs The Question: Can Superstars Overrule Coaches?

February 10th, 2011 by David Weiss Leave a reply »
We live in an imperfect world.

We already know this.  As children, the virtues of integrity, respect, and, ultimately, honor are instilled in us so we can positively integrate and productively contribute with the rest of society.  Yet those virtues become marginalized for a simple reason:honor will never measure up to the dollar.

No, don't simply classify this exclusively as a casualty of the reputably ruthless business world, because it is not.  It is everywhere.  The world we live in rewards pragmatism, no matter how deceitful, conniving or self-serving it is.

Exhibit A—Mark Zuckerberg.

The young, brilliant mind that innovated a social vehicle which would revolutionize the world in ways that, to this day, only seem earnest and fruitful.  For that, he was recognized as Time magazine's Person of the Year in 2010.  However, most of the members of Facebook never would've known about how he stole the principle idea of Facebook had they not watched The Social Network.  Now that we (myself included) do possess that information, it 's not even a fact worth dwelling over.

Which brings us t ...

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