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SBD/September 9, 2010/Sports Industrialists
What I Like.... With Winstead PC Chair & CEO Denis Braham
Published September 9, 2010
What I like as an insight: The key to any successful relationship, business or personal, is listening and making the effort to see the other person’s point of view.
An influential person in my career: My grandfather, who taught me core values, work ethic and the value of education.
A timeless idea: Work hard to succeed. It doesn’t come any other way.
A business deal: Helping BOB MCNAIR win the 32nd NFL franchise to put the Houston Texans on the field.
A sports facility: Cowboys Stadium and Reliant Stadium: two landmark projects.
A sports event: Super Bowl XLV: It will be quite an extravaganza.
A strategy: Build consensus to create a winning result.
A brand: Jaguar. It’s hard to beat a British icon.
A trend: Technology is making us think faster, respond more quickly and work harder. We need to be cautious that technology does not substitute for good due diligence.
An innovation: E-ticketing.
A pro league or team business initiative: Cowboys teaming with Yankees on Legends.
A story that bears watching: The Super Bowl at New Meadowlands Stadium (brrrrrrrrr).
An idea or invention I wish I had thought of: Smartphones.
A fantasy job: Astronaut: very cool and great people.
What I like about my job: My clients and their multifaceted projects. Every day creates new challenges requiring innovative solutions.