By Charles Fishman, Brian Grazer
From Academy Award–nominated manufacturer Brian Grazer and acclaimed enterprise journalist Charles Fishman comes a brilliantly enjoyable peek into the weekly “curiosity conversations” that experience encouraged Grazer to create a few of America’s favourite and iconic video clips and tv shows—from 24 to a gorgeous Mind.
For many years, movie and television manufacturer Brian Grazer has scheduled a weekly “curiosity conversation” with an entire stranger. From scientists to spies, and adventurers to company leaders, Grazer has met with an individual keen to reply to his questions for a couple of hours. those casual discussions sparked the inventive concept in the back of lots of Grazer’s video clips and television indicates, together with Splash, 24, a gorgeous brain, Apollo thirteen, Arrested improvement, eight Mile, J. Edgar, and lots of others.
A Curious brain is a brilliantly unique, attention-grabbing, and encouraging homage to the facility of inquisitiveness and the ways that it deepens and improves us. even if you’re trying to enhance your administration type at paintings otherwise you are looking to turn into a greater romantic associate, this book—and its classes at the energy of curiosity—can swap your existence.
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Physically, I feel uncomfortable, sit awkwardly, shuffle my papers and listen to him too much (maybe 70 per cent of the time). ● I have the weekly meeting in my office. I am perfectly clear about where he and his team are underperforming. I look him in the eye. I talk calmly and I have a single sheet of paper in front of me. When he interrupts (as he always does), I simply repeat what I have to say, insisting that he follows through. I talk loudly and firmly. I sit forward and I sit upright, despite the temptation to sit back.
A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life by Charles Fishman, Brian Grazer