One minute with … Amanda Richman

One minute with … Amanda Richman

Guest
Amanda Richman, U.S. CEO of Wavemaker
Published
June 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.

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Interviewer: What's the biggest misperception people have

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about you?

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Amanda Richman: That always smiling means you're always complacent,

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when actually it could mean you're tough as nails and maybe mad as hell.

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Interviewer: Who are you?

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Amanda Richman: I'm Amanda Richman, U.S. CEO of Wavemaker.

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Interviewer: When do you get your best ideas?

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Amanda Richman: In the morning, first thing.

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Interviewer: What was your very first job?

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Amanda Richman: Mowing lawns at $5 an hour.

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Interviewer: What is your professional superpower?

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Amanda Richman: Optimism.

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Interviewer: What's the best professional wisdom anyone

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has ever given you?

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Amanda Richman: Assume good intent.

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Interviewer: Why do you love your line of work?

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Amanda Richman: Because it's always changing, it's always

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dynamic and never predictable.

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Interviewer: What has been the theme of your career?

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Amanda Richman: Provoke positive change.

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Interviewer: If you hadn't chosen this career path, what

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do you think you'd be doing right now?

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Amanda Richman: Home renovation, maybe flipping some houses.

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Interviewer: How do you inspire the next generation of

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creative minds?

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Amanda Richman: Just to lead with an open heart and an open

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mind and say yes more than no.

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