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Monday, 06 February 2006

From the Archive

As part of NATPE’s ongoing effort to provide valuable career advice to its membership, we asked Mike Speck, global practice leader for media and entertainment at Heidrick & Struggles, one of the world’s premier providers of senior-level executive search and leadership development services, for insight on executive assessment and recommendations for professional development:

Q: What can television executives do to increase their value to their current employers?

MS: “There’s a tendency in all industries to become consumed with the projects that you’re working on. Many executives forget to make sure that they stay very aware, not only of what the competition is doing, but what other segments of the entertainment industry are doing. Look at some of the marketing trends and directions in the record industry, in the film industry and in the video game industry. Look for lessons learned from things that worked and things that failed in other entertainment sectors and how that can be helpful to your area of entertainment.”

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