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    What Does a Super-Producer Do, Anyway?

    I’m in the feelings business. In a media interview for my book, A Curious Mind, a reporter asked me what a “producer” really does, and it occurred to me that while I may be in the business of Hollywood, I’m really in the “feelings” business. My job as a storyteller is to evoke emotion through stories that involve triumph, redemption and empowerment. Indeed, storytelling is one of the most powerful tools we have to communicate. Whether you’re a parent, a teacher, a CEO or a dinner guest, nothing beats a well-told story to teach, inspire or entertain.

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