Where Dartmouth College, 2014 Best for Really, really unmotivated days. Vibe As the producer behind Scandal,
Grey’s Anatomy and How To Get Away With Murder, Rhimes is one of the most successful figures in TV – and takes an entirely no-nonsense stance. None of this ‘follow your dreams’ business – that, she explains, is “crap”. Her own dreams didn’t come true – she wanted to be a Nobel Prize-winning novelist, not a TV writer. But by trying other things, working hard and never looking too far ahead, she ended up excelling at a career she never expected.
Post-it-note quote “I think a lot of people dream. And while they are busy dreaming, the really happy people, the really successful people, the really interesting, engaged, powerful people, are busy doing.”
Skip to 7mins 42secs – it’s impossible not to get up and get to work after this.