Posts Tagged ‘Pia Toscano’

What an Ex Navy Fighter Pilot Has To Say About Pia, Scotty, Lauren and Leadership

I always enjoy hearing from readers. The following is an email I received from Steve that I thought was worth sharing… Hi Jim, I’m 65 years old, very conservative ex Navy fighter pilot and I watch American Idol every week with my seventeen year old daughter. We love the show and have a great time trying to outguess the judges and the American Public.  I admit our favorite was Pia, when she left Caitlyn picked Scotty to win it all, I picked Lauren.  This final week should be interesting but like Reba said we’re “winners either way.” The reason I’m… Read More

June 4th, 2011 at 11:04am

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Leadership Lessons from American Idol

By Jim Whitt If you’ve been watching American Idol you got to see a train wreck last week. In my opinion – and remember, it’s just my opinion – the most talented singer of all the contestants, Pia Toscano, was eliminated by virtue of receiving the fewest votes of the remaining nine contestants. The audience was shocked, the other contestants were shocked and the judges were shocked. Interscope Records signed Pia to a recording contract within 24 hours of her departure from the show. The train wreck actually started before Pia got the boot, when Iggy Pop performed on the… Read More

April 12th, 2011 at 3:53pm

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