Ed Catmull – WCAGLS 2015

This was from an interview Bill Hybels did with Ed Catmull, boss of Disney Animation Studios and co-founder of Pixar. wcagls-ed-catmull-1.jpg wcagls-ed-catmull-2.jpg wcagls-ed-catmull-3.jpg Two takeaways I got from this was that he saw the deeper cause and motive behind just making movies and a lot of money. … Sure, people need to know how to render lighting and keyframe the polygons, but they can learn that their own way, what he was concerned about was teaching the culture of creativity and flexibility and trust that will then turn out amazing movies.

WCAGLS14: Susan Cain, Challenging the Extrovert Ideal

I have a lot of extra thoughts and commentary, but they aren’t really on this topic. There were two speakers that were obviously spiritual, but not Christian, and that rubbed me the wrong way. I wrote in my review survey that either have profound topics by secular people or any topics from Christian speakers, but […]

WCAGLS Session 9: Vijay Govindarajan: Innovation

Session 9: Vijay Govindarajan: Innovation Innovation is reacting to change. How many things you are doing today go in box one? Manage the Present. (efficiency)Selectively forget the past Shape the future How do you do innovation and efficiency all at the same time? That's what counts. Continuously improving the quality of what we do today […]

Global Leadership Summit 2011, Part 4: Seth Godin

Next up was Seth Godin. I was pretty exited about hearing him for 2 main reasons: I had read some of his blog posts (confession: I haven’t finished any of his books) I heard he had 142 slides for his 30 minute presentation A lot of the stuff he said struck more an individual and […]