I could always be me with
Jane. She did not always agree, but she was never
judgmental. As my teacher, she taught me to listen.
"Bud (her affectionate name for me)," she
would say, "you learn so much more when you are
listening than when you speaking." Like an in-house
'Mother Theresa,' she taught me to serve all people,
no matter who they are.
...She taught me to give talent a chance and to build
on the strengths of people, a lesson that served me
well in building my companies. Every actor she hired
for her film gave incredible performances, and they
did it for her. "We don't need stars, we need
talented, committed, hard-working actors," she
would say. And she found them.
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