“You don’t need to please everyone in order to succeed” With Actress Jennifer Plotzke

Yitzi Weiner
Nov 2, 2018 · 9 min read

I wish someone had told me that I don’t need to please everyone in order to succeed. This has been an ongoing life lesson for me…and it’s an easy trap for an actor. It has caused me on many occasions to take on projects that proved detrimental to my time, to my income, to my self respect and to my career momentum. Even if you’re hungry, it’s still ok to be selective.

Thank you so much for joining us! Can you tell us a story about what brought you to this specific career path?

Can you share the most interesting story that happened to you since you started this career?

Can you share a story about the funniest mistake you made when you were first starting? Can you tell us what lesson you learned from that?

What are some of the most interesting or exciting projects you are working on now?

Who are some of the most interesting people you have interacted with? What was that like? Do you have any stories?

Which tips would you recommend to your colleagues in your industry to help them to thrive and not “burn out”?

You are a person of great influence. If you could start a movement that would bring the most amount of good to the most amount of people, what would that be? You never know what your idea can trigger. :-)

What are your “5 things I wish someone told me when I first started” and why. Please share a story or example for each.

Can you please give us your favorite “Life Lesson Quote”? Can you share how that was relevant to you in your life?

None of us are able to achieve success without some help along the way. Is there a particular person who you are grateful towards who helped get you to where you are? Can you share a story about that?

Some of the biggest names in Business, VC funding, Sports, and Entertainment read this column. Is there a person in the world, or in the US whom you would love to have a private breakfast or lunch with, and why? He or she might see this. :-)

How can our readers follow you on social media?

Thank you so much for joining us. This was very inspirational!

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Leadership Lessons from Authorities in Business, Film…

Yitzi Weiner

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A “Positive” Influencer, Founder & Editor of Authority Magazine, CEO of Thought Leader Incubator

Authority Magazine

Leadership Lessons from Authorities in Business, Pop Culture, Wellness, Social Impact, and Tech. We use interviews to draw out stories that are both empowering and actionable.

Yitzi Weiner

Written by

A “Positive” Influencer, Founder & Editor of Authority Magazine, CEO of Thought Leader Incubator

Authority Magazine

Leadership Lessons from Authorities in Business, Pop Culture, Wellness, Social Impact, and Tech. We use interviews to draw out stories that are both empowering and actionable.

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