When I was a young man starting in business I read the
book “Winning Through Intimidation” by Robert J. Ringer. The book,
though denounced by some at the time, was not really about
intimidating people, but of not being intimidated by people, for
example, doctors, lawyers and high powered professionals.
The part of the book most interesting to me was its
description of three kinds of persons that you may meet in a
business transaction (or any dealings really).........................
This all leads to my point about “controlling the idiot.” If you
do not control the idiot, you become the idiot. The idiot can make
fools of us all. What may happen here is that the tenant does its
thing and removes the built in items. The new tenant could then
declare breach or ask the landlord to cover the cost to fix. The
landlord has shown good faith, so let’s assume the landlord will
want to do the latter. However, the landlord is subject to the
lender, which has been very tight-fisted in the transaction, so far.
That could put a million dollar lease deal at risk: lost lease, lost
commission, bad will, etc. All this.…because no one is controlling