Power Point: Be fearless

August 27, 2008, 3:37 AM UTC

“I think that [small business owners] have to be fearless. I think that if you look at the innovators, the visionaries, these are all people who, when people viewed what they were trying to do, [they] wanted them locked up…You know it’s a good idea when people say you’re crazy.”

— Filmmaker Spike Lee while discussing opportunities and challenges for film industry entrepreneurs at an American Express OPEN event. The full discussion will later be available on OPENForum.com, a website designed by the small business unit of American Express .