So okay, TNA, just imagine that we're all in a conference room and I'm standing in front of you with one of those stands where the pages flip up while I'm giving my presentation. Are you picturing that? Okay, now picture me flipping up the first page to start my presentation, and on the first page in giant red letters is written...
1. Settle The Fuck Down
The idea behind this is simple. You have been flailing about so excitedly for so long with, "company wide changes," and, "new initiatives," that nobody takes you even remotely seriously anymore. Take your new Open Fight Night concept, for example. This is an idea you came up with to not only lend an air of spontaneity to your shows but also to give them structure and make your booking easier by giving segments a reason to exist that doesn't require a ton of work. Terrific. But while this is a rather drastic change to the norm in your company, your potential audience that is still aware of your existence pretty much rolled their eyes and went on with their WWE watching. And they were right to do so.
Well let's see if this rings any bells.
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Remember, all of the great booms for individual companies in wrestling history were preceded by a dark period of low interest and poor financials. Most companies have to be backed into that corner before they discover what I'm sharing with you now. Your company has the rare chance to choose to take that risk before it is thrust on you. Have the courage to bet on the ability of your talent and staff and take advantage of this opportunity. Because this isn't a matter of taking the risk or not taking it. Its a matter of choosing to take it, or being forced to.
Ladies and gentleman of Impact Wrestling, you have a very real opportunity here to do something special and new in an industry where this is not often accomplished. You seem to be bubbling with ideas on how to change the game so its one you can win, and I support your desire to do so every step of the way. So today I have given you not so much a guide to fixing what is broken, but rather steps you must take to turn your product into the robust awesomeness machine we all know it could be. Learn from the advice here. Embrace it. And with it planted firmly in your mind, step forward into a new era free of ridicule, mockery and disdain. You have the power to shape the wrestling industry of the 21st century in the palms of your hands. Don't fuck it up.
Now, who wants doughnuts?