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Barthelme's "There Must Be Some Mistake"

We see some familiar touches here: the divorced aging male, his loyal friends and still-attached relatives, his exotic lovers, and a exurbian condo setting replete with nearby secret forts, i.e., the Velodrome and its tiny Airstream trailer section, reminiscent of the getaway airplane cabin wreckage in the woods in his novel… 498 more words

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Remember This-C-SPAN's BookNotes With Brain Lamb: David Brinkley- From The New Deal to The Contract With America, From 1995

“You could say that David Brinkley saw it all in his life at least as a broadcast journalist and anchor. He had the first and big nightly…” 516 more words

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Behind the Scenes at Pixar: How to Manage a Creative Organization

Over the years, Ed Catmull, president of both Pixar and Walt Disney Animation, has developed a deeply realistic philosophy of how to best manage a creative organization. 521 more words

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Booknotes: Bob Benmosche - Good For the Money

? Bob Benmosche came out of retirement in August 2009 to lead American International Group’s turnaround. Although few doubted it was even possible, under his leadership, AIG repaid the $182.3 billion taxpayer bailout, with the government claiming a profit of more than $20 billion. 518 more words

Leadership Training And Development

Clarity is a Prerequisite for Compelling Leadership

Bob Johansen, author of “Leaders Make the Future”, states that clarity is one of ten leadership skills that leaders will need in the upcoming times of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. 122 more words

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From Storytelling to Storyboarding

Storytelling is probably the oldest form of communication. John Hench, Disney Legend and former Senior VP of Creative Development, used to insist that storytelling was ‘in our genes.’ – Tom Fitzgerald, The Imagineering Workout…

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Practice the Process of Inspiration to Generate Ideas

An exceptional concept depends on good process as well as pure inspiration.

One of my favorite shows at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom is Mickey’s PhilharMagic.

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