Monday, August 24, 2015

"How does the NFL’s Roger Goodell stay in power? By acting like a dictator."


First, a key lesson from the autocrat’s playbook is this: After you take power, eliminate the powerful people who helped get you there. They know your weaknesses and the skeletons in your closet. For Goodell, no one fits that description like Kraft, who owns the Patriots.
Goodell has isolated Kraft among the group of NFL owners, significantly reducing his influence.