These are the patterns of highly creative people, such as the Pixar team, Steve Jobs, Leonardo da Vinci, Coach John Wooden, Abraham Lincoln, and Stephen King.
Rugger Burke identifies how regular, everyday people can achieve greatness.
Don’t believe everyone is capable of a second act? Don’t tell Ken Goldstein.
Most of people don’t do this. Most people don’t view struggle—and even failure—as instructive. Most people don’t demonstrate the resilience to hang in through tough times this way or the openness to say, “That didn’t work—what can I learn about myself?”
How to sustain dreams simply: through listening.
When Chuck Chapman finally started listening to himself, he finally started being happy.
Walt Disney could soon be overtaken in film accolades – by composer John Williams.
The history of art is full of reprehensible behavior. Should that matter?
Like Mary Poppins’ creator, writer Kip Robisch lost his ‘fun dad’ early.
“I was Mickey Mouse, but just for one day. Not because I’m good with kids, but because I fit the suit.”
Just because something is a fad does not necessarily make it a bad investment.
Seán Flynn on the end of American Empire, and how the internet is more like the Catholic Church than you imagined.