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


Christine Driessen

EVP/CFO
ESPN
 
Opportunities for young women: “The opportunities for young women in our industry our limitless. That being said, the individual need to have realistic expectations of the timing of those opportunities, seek out mentors to help them navigate the best opportunities and have the courage to seize the opportunities as they present themselves.
 
Juggling busy days: “The ability to focus on the top priorities requiring your attention and setting aside an hour in the morning or at the end of the day to deal with items that come up last minute. Also being comfortable to delegate, and letting your staff make decisions and learn from them frees up valuable time in your day.”

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