Looking for some inspirational advice to kick-start the new year? Consulting the most successful execs in the industry is a good place to start. Here’s some sage advice from top ranking members of this year’s CableFAX 100. Stay tuned for more from our Best Advice Series.
CableFAX: What’s your best advice in 7 words or less?
Glenn Britt, Chairman/President/CEO of Time Warner Cable:
“Work at what you enjoy.”
Anne Sweeney, Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks/President, Disney-ABC Television Group:
“Take the job that scares you most.”
Andy Heller, Vice Chairman, Turner Broadcasting System:
“Preparation is the key to success.”
David Haslingden, President/COO, Fox Networks Group:
“Say ‘YES’ to any opportunity.”
David Zaslav, President/CEO, Discovery Communications:
“Take big swings and don’t fear failure.”
Rob Marcus, President/COO, Time Warner Cable
“Be yourself.”
Bonnie Hammer, Chairwoman, NBCU Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios
“There’s no such word as ‘can’t.’”
Lauren Zalaznick, Chairwoman, Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media, NBCU
“High hopes, low expectations.”
Pat Esser, President, Cox Communications
“There’s no downside for being over-prepared.”

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you haven’t received your copy yet of the CableFAX 100 Magazine, check out the digital version online here. Go to Facebook.com/cablefax for pics of the Dec. 8 event.

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