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Tuesday | McGee's Musings

Book Review - Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That...

This is an excellent case study of creativity and collaboration at scale. Ed Catmull was one of the co-founders of Pixar.

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Related Topix: Media

Tuesday | Forbes.com

Successful Innovation Leaders 'Make Their Organizations Ready And Willing To Perform'

In this increasingly challenging business environment, innovation - or, rather, the ability to be innovative on a continuous basis - is the elusive big beast.

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Related Topix: Startups, Media, Pixar Animation Studios, Business News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

/film

'Toy Story That Time Forgot' Is A 1980a 2s Nostalgia Bomb That...

At Comic-Con, I usually spend most of my days camped out in the big convention hall Hall H but this year I spent Thursday pursuing some Pixar and Disney presentations in some of the smaller halls.

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Related Topix: Media, Toy Story 3, Celebrities, Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Wallace Shawn, Don Rickles

Wed Jul 23, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Book Review: Creativity Inc.

So you've proven yourself to be technically competent such that you've been promoted to manage other technical people.

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Related Topix: Media, Startups, Pixar Animation Studios

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Forbes.com

4 Ways To Beat Disruptive Innovation

These days, every business needs to innovate. While many in the past assumed that they could get by running the same old business the same old way, the fact is that 87% of the companies on the Fortune 500 in 1955 no longer exist .

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Marketing, Media, Steve Jobs

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

'Planes: Fire & Rescue' takes off with a clear, cheerful story

Movie Review by Colin Covert MCT Direct News Service Page Design by Kathryn Garvin/Staff Photo Illustration;Disney Images - image used with another article also.

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Related Topix: Planes, Fire, Media, Sport Movies, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Cars

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Christianity Today

Interview: 'The Virgins' Are On Their Way

Matthew Wilson wants you to know two things. He's not that Matt Wilson. And his new comedy, The Virgins , isn't that kind of "Christian" movie.

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Related Topix: The Virgins, Media

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Examiner.com

This Weekend: Pixar in Concert

They do leave Emeryville now and again. At Davies Symphony Hall this Saturday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m. , the San Francisco Symphony presents Pixar in Concert , complete with visually stunning clips and memorable scores from each Pixar movie, including its latest release Monsters University.

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Related Topix: Media, Pixar, Emeryville, CA, Startups, Pixar Animation Studios, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Events

Star Tribune

'Planes: Fire & Rescue' is sure to please the cookies-and-milk crowd

There's a cheerful simplicity about the animated "Planes: Fire & Rescue." Contrast it with the chaotic, clanging "Transformers" movie, made for a slightly older preteen audience.

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Related Topix: Planes, Fire, Media, Sport Movies, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Cars, Entertainment

Wed Jul 16, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Pixar's Ed Catmull Emerges As Central Figure In The Wage-Fixing Scandal

Pixar and Disney Animation president Ed Catmull has always had a reputation as a decent person, but newly revealed court documents show that he's been working against the interests of Pixar's employees for years, as well as trying to hurt other animation studios who didn't play by his rules.

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Related Topix: Media, US News

Boston Herald

Disney takes unusual promo route with Japanese 'Big Hero 6' animation

In this Aug. 5, 2013 file photo, Chief Creative Officer at Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, John Lasseter, arrives at the world premiere of "Disney's Planes" at the El Capitan Theatre, in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Media, Startups, Pixar Animation Studios, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Movies, Entertainment

NOLA.com

Visit to 'NCIS: New Orleans' Los Angeles set

The CBS spinoff " NCIS: New Orleans " is scheduled to begin location filming next week, headed for an 8 p.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: NCIS, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, New Orleans, LA, Media

Switched

Disneytoon Studios worked closely with CalFire to make "Planes: Fire...

That is the lesson that John Lasseter -- Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney & Pixar Animation Studios -- has repeatedly drilled into the artists that he works with.

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Related Topix: Planes, Media, Startups, Pixar Animation Studios, Up, Comedy Movies, Travel, Venezuela Travel, us Travel

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Switched

We're Pretty Sure Pixar's 'Lava' Will Melt Our Hearts

Pixar loves a good romance story, and the animation studio certainly tells them well, especially in quick doses.

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Related Topix: Media, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

Mon Jul 14, 2014

BizDeansTalk

Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

Steve Jobs -not a man inclined to hyperbole when asked about the qualities ... Ed Catmull as ' very wise,' ' very self-aware,' ' really thoughtful,' ' really , really smart ,' "The most practical and deep book ever written by a practitioner on the topic of innovation."

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Related Topix: Steve Jobs, Media

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Deadline

NBC's 'A To Z' Covers The Alphabet Of Issues At TCA

Faced with a series title like A to Z , it's no surprise TV journalists were like dogs chewing a bone at today's TCA panel on the show, demanding that producers and cast of the new NBC comedy series reveal whether the show will be done in one season.

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Related Topix: Celeste & Jesse Forever, Media, Cars 2

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Cult of Mac Blog

How Sony stood up to Steve Jobs' wage-fixing schemes at Pixar

Steve Jobs may have been part of some of the biggest tech revolutions of the past forty years, but he was also part of an illegal attempt to suppress employee wages by way of a massive no-poaching agreement with other tech giants.

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Related Topix: Media, Pixar, Steve Jobs, Apple, Startups

Forbes.com

Why Pixar President Ed Catmull's New Book Is One Of The Best Reads On Creative Leadership

At first glance, the new book about Pixar, Creativity, Inc. , seems like a deluxe version of the account of creative enterprise and management with which we have become increasingly familiar.

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media, Business News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Cartoon Brew

Pixar's Ed Catmull Emerges As Central Figure In The Wage-Fixing Scandal

Pixar and Disney Animation president Ed Catmull has always had a reputation as a decent person, but newly revealed court documents show that he's been working against the interests of Pixar's employees for years, as well as trying to hurt other animation studios who didn't play by his rules.

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Related Topix: Media, US News

Seattle Times

‘Pixar in Concert’: some animated evening

The "Pixar in Concert" program will feature the distinctive music from the animated hits, including pieces that provided the backdrop to the exploits of Jessie, Buzz Lightyear and Woody in the "Toy Story" movies.

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Related Topix: Media, Symphony, Arts, Comedy Movies, Up

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