JEHAN CASINADER: What Simon Bridges could have learnt from Michael Jordan

Jehan Casinader
Fri, 22 May 2020

Jehan Casinader
Fri, 22 May 2020
Jehan Casinader was awarded 2020 Broadcaster of the Year at the Voyager Media Awards last night. This is his first column for BusinessDesk.There is a scene in The Last Dance – Netflix’s wildly popular series about the glory days of the Chicago Bulls – in which Michael Jordan begins to cry.“When people see this,” he tells the interviewer, “they’re gonna say: ‘Well, he wasn’t really a nice guy; he may be a tyrant’. Well, that’s you – because you never won anything.”Old...
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