Oprah was a guest on "CBS Morning" on Monday and brought the subject of her network OWN not doing well by herself within the first minute of her segment.

"I didn’t think it was going to be easy. If I knew then what I know now, I might have made some different choices," Oprah Winfrey told the anchors of "CBS Morning."

"Our strategy is to do what we should have done at the beginning, and that is to build one show, one hour at a time, and then move on to the next night," Winfrey said. "What I wanted to create and will create is a channel and an environment where we don’t waste your time, it’s all meaningful."

"Because you failed at something – which we haven’t – but because you failed doesn’t mean you’re a failure," she said, adding, "I feel better about our network today than I ever have. The most painful thing was I had to let people go. I had to lay off 30 people."

"If I were writing a book about it, I could call it ‘101 Mistakes,’ " she added.