Will Brian Ashton remain as coach of the
Is that any way to run a business? Not give one of the most important people in your organization clear expectations? Not commit to someone who you expect to commit every once of energy to you? When your organization is struggling and you bring in someone to turn it around, you don’t expect results immediately. And you certainly don’t expect fantastic results without giving the leader the authority to do what they need to do to achieve those results. Combine not giving clear expectations and not giving the proper authority, and it’s a wonder anyone would take the job in the first place.
Professional sports is an odd business. But it is a business and should be run like one. That means that plans should be made, goals should be defined, and the people involved should be given clear expectations. And when those expectations are made, the people must be given the authority and the resources they need so they can meet them. Expect a turnaround? By when, and what do you need to do it?