12 Feb Do your homework before you interview actor Samuel L. Jackson
A Los Angeles based entertainment reporter made what could possibly be a future career-limiting mistake while interviewing RoboCop actor Samuel L. Jackson. He asked the prolific actor what sort of response he had gotten from appearing in a Super Bowl ad. Jackson’s response? “You’re as crazy as the people on Twitter. I’m not Laurence Fishburne!” Tip # 27 from 101 Ways to Rock Your World: Everyday Activities for Success Every Day – take the time to research someone you are meeting with or talking to today.
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Here is your homework for the weekend. Answer this question: What do you want? I want to be successful is not an answer. I mean, what exactly do you want? What is your end goal? What are you trying to achieve with all of your efforts every day? Be very specific – in your personal and professional […]
Tip #34: Do your homework. Prior to a class, presentation, meeting, or speech – take the time to research and confirm your facts and figures. Don’t let a mistake become the focus of what you had to say. Let your brilliance shine long after you have gone.
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