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HaroldBishop

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Totally fair question and glad you asked it.

I know that uni degrees aren’t the be all and end all but given that the highest qualification on there currently is a law degree and a grad diploma I’d say I am an upgrade on most on there given I have an MBA.

I’m on the board of one company at the moment (but am not a director- it’s complicated) but given the chairman is ex chairman and CEO of the multi billion dollar Macquarie Group I couldn’t think of a better place to learn.

Cheers. You are obviously passionate about the joint and would be in it for the right reasons. I have no doubt you would get many votes.
 

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Absolutely disingenuous bull**** from the media again.

By that dumb definition, anyone that has a CEO stint that lasts less than 12 months has had "Three CEO's in 12 months".

That's a good point. Sensationalising everything single thing is kind of their job though. It's not news anymore, it's entertainment pure and simple.
 

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Totally fair question and glad you asked it.

I know that uni degrees aren’t the be all and end all but given that the highest qualification on there currently is a law degree and a grad diploma I’d say I am an upgrade on most on there given I have an MBA.

I’m on the board of one company at the moment (but am not a director- it’s complicated) but given the chairman is ex chairman and CEO of the multi billion dollar Macquarie Group I couldn’t think of a better place to learn.

Hell, I don’t even know if it’s the right thing to run. I’m trying to run 3 businesses- all the blokes on their are moneyed up and have heaps of time. I have neither.

Don't downplay your education my friend. Higher education is a good indicator of intelligence, and the ability and the desire to acquire knowledge, traits which have not been obvious in a lot of Sharks board members over the years.

Hopefully you can find half a dozen eligible members who not only have the club's best interests at heart, but also have the smarts to help achieve our goals.

Looking through our current list of board members does not exactly inspire a feeling of confidence in their ability to lead our club forward.
 

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Hell, I don’t even know if it’s the right thing to run. I’m trying to run 3 businesses- all the blokes on their are moneyed up and have heaps of time. I have neither.

I'm not sure what the time requirements would be like but certainly not a prerequisite for everyone on a board to be cashed up and have great contacts... in my experience most that wave these around to get onto boards don't end up using them in a particularly beneficial way anyway. Better to have a mix of experiences and skills.
 

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Now that I think about it maybe 4 is enough to enact meaningful change. There are 9 on the board and Sorenson votes pretty much whichever way Peter Gow tells him to.

If you could swing him you have a majority but getting a ticket of 4 quality candidates wouldn't be the easiest thing in the world. There's no point in getting on if you don't have a varied ticket of quality skill sets and people with integrity that can steer the club in the right direction and to be quite honest I don't know if I have those people in my network that have been members for 3 years and care enough about the club.

Thanks. To my way of thinking, you wouldn't have to have the majority or be the total driver of change yourself. I think there are still enough skilful people on the board, who are still doing good things. Just having one person who can represent the members and keep it from being a total boys club would be a good start.

Totally understand though that it is a huge time commitment and you'd probably find yourself on the wrong side of Rothfield etc too.
 

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Absolutely disingenuous bull**** from the media again.

By that dumb definition, anyone that has a CEO stint that lasts less than 12 months has had "Three CEO's in 12 months".

Most people would assume that meant 3 had started in the 12 month period. Not that the trail end of one CEO and the future start of a hypothetical new CEO will happen in the 12 month period.

It's like when they say 'Sharks haven't won a game in 7 months'. No. We lost the last game of the season like 15 other teams, and lost round one of the next season like 8 other teams. We haven't won our last 2 games
 

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So why is everyone getting their panties in a knot about a bloke who half the people on here probably couldn’t name before yesterday?

I reckon 99% wouldn’t be able to pick him out from a police lineup.
 

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So why is everyone getting their panties in a knot about a bloke who half the people on here probably couldn’t name before yesterday?

I reckon 99% wouldn’t be able to pick him out from a police lineup.

Funny that, I had to pick Keough out of a police lineup
 

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So why is everyone getting their panties in a knot about a bloke who half the people on here probably couldn’t name before yesterday?

I reckon 99% wouldn’t be able to pick him out from a police lineup.

That's an odd take, mate.

I think people are more concerned we're again without a CEO.
 

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So why is everyone getting their panties in a knot about a bloke who half the people on here probably couldn’t name before yesterday?

I reckon 99% wouldn’t be able to pick him out from a police lineup.

whether you knew his name, his credentials, what he looked like or his favourite beer, the fact is we are once again without a CEO and there was a 2 paragraph release telling us he is gone

some people are saying his work was not up to scratch, others are saying he didnt get on with the board

regardless, in a time when are playing away from home for 2 years, we need direction, stability and leadership and we are once again on our knees with no one running the club

i guarantee you, the nrl would have been on the phone to us straight away running the letter of the law to us
 
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