IN THEIR OWN WORDS
Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective
Episode 82 - Scott Givens
Scott Givens, Founder and President of FiveCurrents, joins the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast in an extended episode (recorded 13 January 2021). Scott remembers dual reporting to Mitt and Fraser, the "six inch powder rule," and assembling a fantastic team under Libby Hyland, Bob Finley and Sayre Wiseman.
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00:26 - Welcome Scott!
02:58 - FiveCurrents approach to the pandemic
07:05 - Preparing for the pendulum
11:45 - Needing a hug
15:39 - The card guy
18:43 - Three questions
23:12 - The six inch powder rule
27:25 - Birth of a slogan
31:12 - Three direct reports
37:52 - Don Mischer Productions
41:37 - The cityscape program
47:02 - The story of the rings
50:30 - Scott during Games-time
53:16 - The flag in the Opening Ceremony
58:48 - "Unrelentingingly driven"
1:04:05 - Three pieces of advice
Transcript to come...