Whatever It Takes

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Education & Training with Hoffacker Associates LLC

We often hear the expression "whatever it takes" and even use it ourselves. I'm a little leery of using it because it can imply illegal or unethical conduct. Rather, I say "whatever it takes that is rational."

What I'm building to is the decision by Direct TV to let Viacom drop 26 channels at midnight this morning for some 20 million subsribers. I dare saw that whatever the issues are or have been, Direct TV did not do whatever they could or there would have been a resolution.

If they are in the business of supplying digital TV programming for a fee, and subsribers have paid them expecting to receive certain channels as part of their package, I'd saw that Direct TV came up very short on its mission.

If I was Direct TV, I would not have let this happen, and now that it has I would have it fixed by midnight tonight.

 

 

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Kevin J. May
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Steve, I never quite viewed "Whatever It Takes" in those terms however you're correct and I now stand corrected myself.  Adding "within reason" makes much more sense to the phrase.

Jul 11, 2012 06:15 PM #1
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Kevin,

Thanks. I learned this along the way, too. :)

Steve

Jul 11, 2012 07:44 PM #2
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Lou Ludwig
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Steve

Looks like a classic dropping ball of on the part of Direct TV.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Jul 11, 2012 07:57 PM #3
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Laura Cerrano
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Yeah I have limits as well! :)

Jul 11, 2012 08:33 PM #4
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Lou,

The are telling us that this was just something that happened, but I don't know why it had to come to this. :)

Steve

Jul 11, 2012 09:24 PM #5
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Laura,

Thank you. :)

Steve

Jul 11, 2012 09:25 PM #6
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Wayne Martin
Michael Saunders & Company - Sarasota, FL
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Steve, like the rational part! Unfortunately, human involvement often removes it! Enjoy your day and hope they resolve this shortly!

Jul 12, 2012 04:37 AM #7
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Wayne,

Yes, ethics often goes out the window in business disputes and competition. Thanks. :)

Steve

Jul 12, 2012 07:30 AM #8
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Laura Cerrano
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That's indirect TV I think lol! 

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Laura,

I like that. Very good. :)

Steve

Jul 12, 2012 09:32 PM #10
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