Editor’s Note: We will be featuring profiles from the 2012 CableFAX Most Powerful Women in Cable issue. Here are some words of wisdom from NBCU’s Lori Conkling. Go here to read the issue in its entirety.
EVP, Strategy and Business Development
Best mentor: "When I first started in cable, a mentor sat me down and told me to never be afraid to lose my job. Specifically, he said that once you operate from a place of fear, you won’t take the risks and the chances you need to take to maximize growth and value for your company. It is some of the best advice I ever got."