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SBD/August 14, 2014/Leagues and Governing Bodies
NHL's Bettman Details How The Role Of A Big League Commissioner Has Changed
Published August 14, 2014
- "For better or worse, the world seems more litigious. That is something you have to manage. And being a lawyer certainly helps."
- "You need to be facile and adaptable with respect to the changes in media that are happening at breathtaking speed. You have to be on top of the industry."
- "You have to be prepared to look at A) new business opportunities, such as international and the shrinking of the world and B) changing old business into new businesses, such as how you distribute your licensed products. Retail in a brick-and-mortar building used to be the only way for fans to go, and now you can get anything on the Internet in 24 hours."