23 Total Quotes

David Carter Quotes

With the perpetual drip of bad publicity, it was difficult for them to be given the benefit of the doubt. The spotlight should be on her capabilities. But ... how can you shine when you're putting out fires and in crisis-management mode?
David Carter
#Doubt

I don't think the WNBA is going to disappear from the sports landscape anytime soon. It's likely to keep chugging along. It's never going to be part of the mainstream in pro sports leagues, but it can find its place as long as expectations don't get too high.
David Carter
#Sports

Their lives were intertwined in need, driven by greed and lust. Nevertheless, the court is convinced of his love for her,
David Carter
#Greed

It's a very appropriate admission that she's in the entertainment business and a global entity.
David Carter
#Business

She can generate more endorsement money than any woman in history. She's going to be in front of us for decades.
David Carter
#History

He's always said he would be very careful, and in the past he has served well. But things are very different now. He's married to someone who benefits from those votes.
David Carter
#Past

When the boating safety message comes from your neighbors, fellow boaters or well-respected local organizations, it has much more credibility,
David Carter
#Neighbors

Is there risk if they don't live up to the hype? Yes. But there's dramatic upside if you can convince someone who is 13 or 14 to start wearing your shoes or get their parents to get them your cell phone because of that endorsement.
David Carter
#Risk

The traditional Fortune 500 companies have to steer clear (of Bryant). McDonald's, Sprite, they have the pick of the litter of who they can work with, and they don't have to work with athletes. I think he's probably out for good for Fortune 500 guys. They could get an emerging star who lacks the baggage and rap sheet Kobe has.
David Carter
#Fortune

Michael Ovitz brings three major things to the table that the NFL likes. He brings political savvy, business connections, and a tremendous amount of money,
David Carter
#Business

Michael Ovitz brings three major things to the table that the NFL likes. He brings political savvy, business connections, and a tremendous amount of money.
David Carter
#Business

Advertisers are looking to penetrate these markets. We are getting close to saturation [in the U.S.].
David Carter
#Advertisers

Fighting for marketing shelf space alongside Jeter and A-Rod may prove problematic if, over time, Damon is merely perceived as just another all-star player added to Steinbrenner's stable.
David Carter
#Fighting

The Beijing Games are just tantalizing for corporations. I'm not sure if they're downplaying [Turin], but they certainly are shifting their focus. It does seem like there's a disproportionate amount of attention being paid to Beijing.
David Carter
#Corporations

He taught me a lot of things. He helped me become a man, and he helped me become stronger and tougher, both physically and mentally.
David Carter
#Man

But to get on real solid economic footing, it has to embrace the everyday sports fan. And if the only time the everyday fan gets exposed to hockey is with a scandal, that doesn't help.
David Carter
#Sports

His marketing makeover is well underway. Clearly, what he is doing is demonstrating his superstar status on the court, and at the same time trying to position himself as a kinder, gentler guy off the court.
David Carter
#Marketing

So many other drivers can get out there and communicate their personalities through the Speed Channel, ESPN and corporate hospitality. There's a lot more outlets for people to get to know and form opinions about drivers.
David Carter
#Hospitality

They're paying to milk the controversy. Will they draw criticism? Absolutely. But for a company like Nike that can afford to take a risk or a smaller company looking to make a splash, it may be worth it.
David Carter
#Company

In order for baseball to succeed in this latest attempt to go global, you need the players and their agents to get behind it. You need players to market the game, not diminish the game's stature.
David Carter
#Baseball

I feel sometimes that we don't give children enough credit to deal with complicated issues. I don't think we should be in the business of sheltering young people from the past. If young people don't know the past, then we are not doing an honest job of confronting the full richness of history.
David Carter
#Children

People go for different reasons. Consequently, it makes it more challenging for the league or a given team to put out a single, coherent marketing message that says, 'This is the reason you attend.' You see that throughout sports, but it's a little bit more fragmented in soccer because you have the multiple target markets and you have the difference in the style and size of the stadiums.
David Carter
#People

You can run into an issue where the quality is compromised by the quantity. But the sponsor is not just involved to reach people on site. It's part of a broader marketing strategy. Any potential clutter is offset by greater tactical opportunities.
David Carter
#Quality