(Part VIII) Layoffs, Makeovers & Comebacks: How Celebs Reinvent Their Careers – In 90 Days.
Simon Cowell saying goodbye. To the show he brought to America. Idol became very popular. Crossing the pond. After starting in England. Wants to reinvent himself. His role has run its course. Plans to do it again. With a new show called X-Factor. Betting on his success? Text 1 for yes, 2 for no.
A slip in the ratings. No longer the most watched. Was that his reason for leaving? Not quite. Feels he’s maxed out the learning. Maybe even the earning. He’s become bored. Difficult to hide. Even-though he has enjoyed the ride. No longer a sense of discovery. Not about the money.
Cowell likes the buzz. Keeps people talking. Many comment on his personality. Tough but sometimes nasty. Others talk about his style. Should be reported. To the fashion authority. But Cowell doesn’t care as much. What people think. As long as genius in creativity. Puts $$$ in the bank.
He admits past mistakes. Having lost it all before. Once wearing designer clothing. Driving nice cars. But needing to move back home. After going broke. Bad blow to his ego. Which explains why he’s so honest. Separating the trees from the forest. The future stars from the weakest.
A continuing search. To find the next big talent. That’s what makes him content. Knows there are no guarantees. But consistently aims to please. Those who invest. Hoping for the best. Those who will watch. To see if he passes the test. Reality TV lessons. On reinventing your blessings.
Hip Tip: Reinventing your career means being honest about when it’s time to move on to a new sense of discovery.
Blog Talkback: Can Simon Cowell do it again with a new show or is his ego about to blow?