Scarlett Johansson On the Power of Perspective

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Scarlett Johansson is one of the highest-paid actors in the world, and has starred in some of the highest-grossing movies of all time. But those career defining moments didn’t come easy. She’s had to reframe rejection, say “yes” without looking back, and fight against toxic behavior in the entertainment industry. This week, we’ll ask Scarlett how she had perspective even in the toughest moments — including not getting the original call to be Black Widow — and why she recently took the leap to start her own skincare business.

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In this episode, Scarlett shares:

  • How she’s dealt with rejection in her career
  • Why she decided to pivot and start her own business
  • How she’s made a career out of being someone’s “second choice” and how she kept an open mind
  • How she handled being pigeonholed into certain roles

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