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 our #3 ranked woman. Go here to read the issue in its entirety.

Bonnie Hammer

Chairman, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group

What drew you to cable? “When I made the move from broadcast TV to cable many years ago, it was a brave new world that attracted real risk-takers. We embraced change, and weren’t afraid to break rules as soon as we made them up. I find that same pioneering spirit invaluable…and exhilarating… in navigation today’s ever-changing media landscape.”

Opportunities for young women: “The same thing young men need to know. 😉 Opportunities are gifts… you should never feel entitled and never take them for granted.”

Juggling busy days: “Multi-tasking can be a surefire way to botch a lot of things simultaneously. The real trick is knowing how to prioritize.”

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