You knew him, believe me, if you pay any attention to business. You knew his face and heard his bombast. The face, you wondered about it: Did he have some work done? The bombast, so unusual, even for a CEO; have you forgotten it already? It made headlines, and it entertained you, you can admit it. So you knew him, the way sports fans know the players. Which is to say, you knew the public person. But he managed to keep his breakdown out of the news entirely, without so much as a rumor on social media.
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“They gave us our name, the Turds. It made us mad, but we accepted it because we had to. They never used our real names. Each one of us was just Turd. When one of the Baxters yelled, ‘Hey, Turd,’ we all turned our heads.” https://narri.tv/2pf1nRA via @NarrativeMag
“Self-destruction is not one act, or even one kind of act. It may start small and appear insignificant, but as it gathers momentum it is the whole man coming apart in every direction, all three hundred and sixty degrees.”
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