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Brad Sims to Lead NYCFC as CEO

Discussion in 'Team News and Rumors' started by Shwafta, Dec 4, 2018.

  1. LionNYC

    LionNYC Senior Member Staff Member Elite Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    Or, he'll just have the intern post on his behalf.
     
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    BxLio91 Senior Member Seasoned Supporter

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    Seems like sometimes he likes to do it himself.
     
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    Christopher Jee Senior Member Elite Donor Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    What kind of idiot posts online under their real name?
     
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    mgarbowski Senior Member Elite Donor Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    A damn fool, that's who.
     
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    Seth Active Member Elite Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    No idea what you guys are talking about.
     
  6. LionNYC

    LionNYC Senior Member Staff Member Elite Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    Kjbert Senior Member Seasoned Supporter

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    I read the article. I have no clue what he does here.
     
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    sundance Regular Member Elite Donor

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    Apparently, neither does he.
     
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    mgarbowski Senior Member Elite Donor Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    What did Patricof do? I mean, I met him and liked him, but I couldn't tell you what he did besides meet with fans periodically and act as host at assorted events.
     
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    and get a stadium deal done
     
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    he listens
     
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    dummyrun Active Member Elite Donor

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    If all he does is run NYCFC's business ops competently, keep Ferran and CFG interested in our future, and cultivate a more communicative culture, he'll be a goddamn hero as far as I'm concerned. (A stadium wouldn't hurt but I figure that falls somewhere under the first two headings.)
     
  13. Christopher Jee

    Christopher Jee Senior Member Elite Donor Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    I'd say the interview was encouraging to me. He has a clear idea of who his stakeholders are, and while "listening" may seem to some like an empty cliche, it does touch upon the very real issues this club has with connecting to its fans.
     
  14. LionNYC

    LionNYC Senior Member Staff Member Elite Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    Year 1: Listen
    Year 2: Reflect
    Year 3: Understand
    Year 4: Implement? (No that's too rash)
     
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    Shwafta Active Member

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    Year 1: Listen
    Year 2: Reflect
    Year 3: Understand
    Year 4: Hire someone new
    Repeat
     
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    Kjbert Senior Member Seasoned Supporter

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    I believe this is his task
     
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    Jon Active Member Seasoned Supporter

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    Reminds me of this...
    profit-1.jpg
     
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    LionNYC Senior Member Staff Member Elite Donor Seasoned Supporter

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    Last night, a group of 12 or so season ticket holders in premium seats including myself met with Sims. He is a real person.

    And for the intern reading, he's very long winded.
     
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    Good. About the meeting that is. Not the long windedness. I've been waiting to hear that he started to hold meets like this.
    I think the best value in these meetings though is when Patricof/Sims asks questions and lets the fans talk. It should be a listening tour, not speaking. I get that fans want to ask questions which can lead to long responses but it's not the ideal format.
     
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    That's all you got? Don't even pretend the stadium topic didn't come up.
     

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