Thursday, August 13, 2009

Recipe for a Leader

I came across this recipe for a leader and I thought I would share. I don't know who wrote it so I can't offer credit for it. But it's pretty spot on for what a producer should be. 

I think, too often, people accept the bad behavior of some producers as the status quo for how to be a producer. That is not true. There is no excuse for not being a decent human being. I know a lot of wonderful producers with these exact qualities and I aspire to be amongst them. 

Ingredients for a Leader:

Have all ingredients at body temperature. Sift intelligence, ambition, and understanding together. Mix cooperation, initiative, and open-mindedness until dissolved. Add gradually ability, tactfulness and responsibility. Stir in positive attitude and judgment. Beat in patience until smooth. Blend all ingredients well. Sprinkle liberally with cheerfulness and bake in oven of determination. When absorbed thoroughly, cool and spread with kindness and common sense.

1 comment:

The Kid In The Front Row said...

It's very rare to find leaders in the film industry, I've found. What a lot of producers do, the types of producers you mentioned, is not lead. Well, it may be lead in the Hitler sense of the word, but it's not true leadership.