- Talent isn’t absolute, but is contextual. Some on-air talent will be good for one timeslot, or one genre. If you have confidence in the talent, give ’em time and try different situations.
- Motivating talent seems to be a combination of corporate supervision, with some appeals to creativity.
- Storytelling and humor are essential tools.
- Some people are generators, and some are reactors. Good programming needs both.
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Most people are reactors.
But both are needed for a good show. And it’s possible that the host is a reactor, provided that there are generators on staff or as regular guests.