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When I got fired, I had a feeling of loss because Viacom had been a passionate long-term relationship. But I got my balance back. I…
There’s almost nothing that distracts you from your day-to-day problems more than a trip. You’re totally consumed in the present, you’ve got new sense impressions,…
I think online is a better platform. If you look at the metrics, if you look at the delivery system, if you look at social…
I measure success in terms of the connection with the audience, which we’ve been able to do in spades. I mean, it’s very hard to…
Sometimes I just like the feeling of being a minority and seeing how far you can push yourself in extreme circumstances.
If you look at the Internet, it’s been hard for a lot of the traditional media companies to launch viable brands.
I’ve never been fired in my life. From anything. I’ve never failed at anything I’ve tried.
I always hustled to make money and pay for school. I was never afraid of hard work.
We, as Americans, have so much to learn here. We have a shockingly low level of global awareness and familiarity and little idea of how…
Authenticity is really important, and sometimes that’s really hard to get.
Travel early and travel often. Live abroad, if you can. Understand cultures other than your own. As your understanding of other cultures increases, your understanding…
The skills you acquire can always be effectively redeployed. You will look back on setbacks and be grateful for the catalyst that came not a…
Read, listen to and watch everything you can. Explore the corners of popular culture and the arts. And, of course, these days you have to…
I always imagined myself somehow as an electron around some atom, and you’re just, like, bouncing around and spinning. There was a never-ending supply of…
Travel is the best and probably cheapest graduate school you can buy.
People often say that a bad event is a ‘blessing in disguise.’ Trust me, experience will teach you that some are unbelievably well disguised. Everyone…
Only true love can fuel the hard work that awaits you.
A career path is rarely a path at all. A more interesting life is usual a more crooked, winding path of missteps, luck and vigorous…
Innovation is taking two things that already exist and putting them together in a new way.
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