Feb 21, 2019

Spike Lee on picking fights, Mona Scott-Young on empowering minority creators, and more.

In the parade of panels and workshops that kicked off Viacom’s global Spark summit, employees were able to hear directly from stars of the screen (who work behind and in front of the cameras) on how they’ve charted their paths to success. Their perspectives revealed how the creative struggle never ends, but they did impart some sage advice on navigating the industry and the pressures associated with it. Here are some of the top lessons culled from their on-stage statements:

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