Jiri Menzel is an Oscar-winning director and a theatre director. Menzel is not only a director, however he is also an actor and screenwriter. He has directed 28 films, written 20 screenplays, and starred in 67 titles. He has also been a member of the jury at the Moscow and Berlin International Film Festivals.
"Collaboration" is the catch word that is bandied about when describing the show business industry. We thrive on lunches, conference calls and writers' rooms. You would think with all of these partnerships this would be the happiest place on earth, a community of calm where executives and creatives share suggestions throughout their eight-hour workday.
Why do we statistically lack confidence? Why do we keep our heads down and stay quiet at meetings? Maybe we lean back because deep down we are scared that when we finally lean in and speak up we will act like women. And maybe even deeper down we believe that acting like a woman is the wrong way to act.