NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- In recent articles on TheStreet, I make it clear that I have a newfound respect for Netflix (NFLX - Get Report) CEO Reed Hastings. In fact, I expect his company to eventually rise from the dead.That said, I spent 2011 ahead of the curve, chiding Hastings for several vital errors, not the least of which was his decision to prematurely stamp out Netflix's DVD division. Errant moves like that separate the good CEOs from the great ones. You would never see Time Warner (TWX - Get Report) CEO Jeff Bewkes make such a horrific strategic miscalculation.
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