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LeBron and Wade: Can it work?

Originally Published: October 29, 2010
By Bill Simmons | ESPN.com

In Michael Eisner's thoughtful book about partnerships, he tells a story about getting wooed by Disney in 1984. The company arranged a meeting between Eisner, one of its corporate lawyers and a former Warner Brothers executive named Frank Wells. Eisner expected to be offered control of the company, but there was an unexpected twist: Disney actually wanted him to share power with Wells. Co-CEOs.

Instinctively, Eisner turned them down. He knew himself well enough to say, "That can't ...

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