Tell it like it is.
A few hours ago, I landed in Los Angeles, turned on my phone, and confirmed what you already know. Sony Pictures Television is replacing me as showrunner on Community, with two seasoned fellows that I’m sure are quite nice - actually, I have it on good authority they’re quite nice, because…
Startup people are generally optimists about new ideas. They get excited about an opportunity to solve a problem - even if the solution doesn’t work or there isn’t really a problem. Most of the time they’re wrong.
Normal people are pessimists. They often see no reason to try something new. Most of the time they’re right.
They don’t realize that being wrong 99% of the time is just fine. You only need to be right once.