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On the Night Table: Susan Thompson

Former Winnipeg mayor, Canadian consul and CEO of the U of W Foundation

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"The book on my night table is The Instigator by Jonathon Gatehouse. The subtitle is How Gary Bettman Remade the League and Changed the Game Forever. When one is in a negotiation of any kind, one wants to know who they are dealing with and what’s their end game. This book provides an insight into Bettman as a extraordinarily hard- working person (24/7/365) and a keen strategic thinker. In university he wrote a thesis examining how Mafia dons structure their criminal enterprises and keep order among their foot soldiers!"

 

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