how to have more than one success

In a conversation on Illeana Douglas’s podcast, Matthew Weiner recounts asking Larry Gelbart the secret to having more than one success. Gelbart, famous for M*A*S*H and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, responded:

Don’t do anything for money, don’t do anything you’ve done before, and don’t do anything that’s boring. Because if you’re bored, you’ve probably done it before and you’re doing it for money.