I’ve always known that it takes a certain kind of person to “get” me and that there are far more people that I scare the crap out of.
The second group generally are managers and directors who don’t like deviating from the game plan (some of the greatest promotions of all time were put together on three minutes notice) or who are comfortable with the status quo:
“I don’t see the need to constantly reinvent the wheel” from a PD
“If it ain’t broke, then don’t fix it”. I prefer, “If it ain’t broke, break it”
“Keep it simple stupid” which usually translates to “Keep it boring stupid”
I’d never truly gauged my rep until I was at a C Company station and the GM said that one of their consultants had nervously pulled him aside and advised against working with me because, “He’ll lose your license”.
Okay. That’s the world’s oldest and stupidest fucking excuse. When was the last time a station lost its license? Get back to me on that.
Do we want to kill a listener or swear on the air or fake a contest? Hell no. You’ll lose your job for being an idiot, but the station won’t lose its license. Read more…