Al Davis, The Risk-Taker Who Pushes the Envelope

April 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Great men often make decisions that are controversial. They see farther and deeper.
Al Davis is described by many as a risk-taker. There is nothing wrong with that description. Davis just needs someone around him who knows risk analysis, and risk management. Apparently, some of those around him are lacking those skills.
The ability to take risks, and push performance to a phenomenal level is a gift that is probably innate.
Once in Davis' career, he had the almost perfect blend of talent and of others who were risk takers. Those were the years when everything worked well for the Oakland Raiders.
Although some people tag Davis as a risk-taker, I believe he may be more of a type who "pushes the envelope."
This means Davis may be thinking in the following way. Be patient and simply read this definition, remembering that our readership is at all levels:
"The envelope here isn't the container for letters, but the mathematical envelope, which is ...

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