Jane Biondi Munna joins us to share the story of her father, media executive Frank Biondi, and how the importance of treating people with fairness and integrity was the hallmark of his life and career. She is co-author of “Let’s Be Frank,” with her late father, who ran HBO, Viacom, and Universal Studios over the course of the 1970s, 80s, and 90s, building many franchises you still love such as Seinfeld and Law and Order.
The book is a business-focused memoir full of lessons on doing deals, building relationships, acting with integrity, and defining your own success, and is a Publisher’s Weekly Booklife editor’s pick. Listen in for fascinating anecdotes and lessons on success.
* Treating people with fairness and integrity * Grief and Writing * Frank Biondi's business practices * A story of a little movie filmed in Las Vegas * Her Dad's superpower of listening with a story about Merv Griffin * Reflection on her writing process * Her Dad's Perspective on good luck * How his business acumen led to Seinfeld
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This excellent memoir traces the story of Frank Biondi’s epic forty-year career taught me much and reinforced many important things to remember as a businessperson, father, spouse, and friend. You are your values--but only if you truly live them. The way you treat others is so much more important than material things, titles, or feeling important. We should all strive to Be Frank! -- J. Alexander Greenwood, host and producer, Mysterious Goings On podcast
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