Marketing interview with Steve Carbone

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Interviewer:
When do you get your best ideas?

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Steve Carbone:
When I’m coaching my son’s football team.

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Interviewer: Who are you?

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Steve Carbone:
Steve Carbone, Chief Digital and Investment Officer from Mediacom North America

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Interviewer:
Why did you get into this business?

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Steve Carbone:
I was an artist and a painter growing up,

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and I thought that getting into advertising would be the best way to continue that.

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Interviewer:
What did you used to paint?

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Steve Carbone:
I used to paint a lot of portraits, and a

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Interviewer:
What’s the best professional wisdom anyone

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Steve Carbone:
That the only constant is change.

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Interviewer:
What would I be surprised to find on your desk?

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Steve Carbone:
Nothing. I don’t have a desk.

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Interviewer:
What’s the biggest misperception people have about you?

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Steve Carbone:
They think of me as a tough Brooklyn kid,

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but I’m really just a teddy bear.

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Interviewer:
What is your professional super power?

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Steve Carbone:
Optimism.

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Interviewer:
When you hit a creative block, how do you

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Steve Carbone:
I usually play with my kids.

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Interviewer:
When was the last time you set out to learn something new?

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Steve Carbone:
I learned how to play chess.

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Interviewer:
Which habit have you had to break to become a more effective leader?

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Steve Carbone:
To learn to let go.

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Interviewer:
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

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Steve Carbone:
On a boat in Florida breeding tropical fish.