I remember starting my career in a small newsroom and being tasked with recording some live feed on a machine that looked like it came from the set of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
The Sports Director saw me standing in front of this thing looking absolutely perplexed. He gave this simple piece of wisdom: “Sometimes, you have to figure it out for yourself”, and walked away. Did it seem rude at the time? Sure. But it helped me conquer that HAL 9000 contraption and taught a bigger lesson:
If you want to learn how to do something, start doing it.
– Coby Rich, Chief Creative Officer at Get Rich Digital, Former Digital Media Manager for the Arizona Cardinals
Over the next several weeks, you’ll hear how my friends and colleagues – across multiple and diverse industries – responded to one awkwardly open-ended question…