He used charm, others’ personal tragedies and fake celebrity endorsements. How Christopher LaVoie cast his reality show and reeled in successful entrepreneurs. This is the story of the man who made a TV show about an all-star group of entrepreneurs work and how they went about building their careers.
When he talks about his career he says “it’s more about the journey than the destination.”
“I started off as a producer doing documentaries for PBS and did a couple of seasons of American Experience. Then I started working with Oprah Winfrey in her syndicated show, and then moved onto doing the daily syndicated show. Finally, I was able to get my dream job as a full-time talk show host—with Oprah,” says Chris LaVoie.
“It’s a two-year run, but there’s an additional four years in total so that leaves us with six seasons. That gave us a lot of material to discuss how we’re going to live our lives.”
It’s a story of a man who’s still a work in progress. A story from inside an unconventional workplace where the men discuss business opportunities and their daily life.
“I think there’s a lot of people who could be doing their lives, but just aren’t,” he says.
I’d like to share what it’s like to have a successful career and a personal life that’s full of accomplishment.
My story is not the typical ‘I started out as a reporter and ended up as a talk show host.’
What I am is a guy who is a hard-working, driven and ambitious guy who wants to do what he does every day. I have been very fortunate and have worked for many, many, many years producing documentaries for PBS, a syndicated talk show host and even an author.
I have one passion and that is the creative process of film making. I am an expert in visual storytelling and I am a filmmaker. I am a film maker. I make films. I love making films. I like