One minute with … Amanda Richman
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One minute with … Amanda RichmanJune 2020
We spent a minute with Amanda Richman, U.S. CEO of Wavemaker. Watch the interview to find out why she loves her line of work.
Interviewer: What's the biggest misperception people have
Amanda Richman: That always smiling means you're always complacent,
when actually it could mean you're tough as nails and maybe mad as hell.
Interviewer: Who are you?
Amanda Richman: I'm Amanda Richman, U.S. CEO of Wavemaker.
Interviewer: When do you get your best ideas?
Amanda Richman: In the morning, first thing.
Interviewer: What was your very first job?
Amanda Richman: Mowing lawns at $5 an hour.
Interviewer: What is your professional superpower?
Amanda Richman: Optimism.
Interviewer: What's the best professional wisdom anyone
has ever given you?
Amanda Richman: Assume good intent.
Interviewer: Why do you love your line of work?
Amanda Richman: Because it's always changing, it's always
dynamic and never predictable.
Interviewer: What has been the theme of your career?
Amanda Richman: Provoke positive change.
Interviewer: If you hadn't chosen this career path, what
do you think you'd be doing right now?
Amanda Richman: Home renovation, maybe flipping some houses.
Interviewer: How do you inspire the next generation of
Amanda Richman: Just to lead with an open heart and an open
mind and say yes more than no.