Change Doesn’t Come Through Anger and Hate

The More Clients Blog

Uncategorized Anger Edmund Burke But Emotions English-language films Ethics Facebook Film Good and evil Human behavior Rise: Blood Hunter Robert P.S. Remember United StatesThese days, the political landscape is incredibly divisive. I spent some time browsing through Facebook this past weekend and was surprised to see that more than half the posts were political in nature. And many were downright nasty, ridiculing those in the opposing political party.

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Snowden Film "Citizen Four" Reveals How He Did It; Second Leaker Involved; Files on 1.2 Million People; Snowden Vindicated

MishTalk

Just screened tonight was the two hour film which will be released by the Weinstein Company this month. Please consider The Guardian article Citizenfour Review – Poitras'' Victorious Film Shows Snowden Vindicated. Citizenfour must have been a maddening documentary to film. The film is named for a pseudonym Snowden used with Poitras.) Once again I salute Edwards Snowden as an all-American hero. On second thought, make that an all-world hero.

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How to Get Beyond Paralysis by Analysis

The More Clients Blog

Uncategorized 11:59 analysis paralysis chair Christmas coach confusion despair English-language films Films Hospitality Recreation Hotels & Motels marketing paralyzed by writing stopped stuck worried worry writing a book You Got to Move

Staying one step ahead at Pixar: An interview with Ed Catmull

McKinsey

The cofounder of the company that created the world’s first computer-animated feature film lays out a management philosophy for keeping Pixar innovative.

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Seth's Blog: Create a vacuum, don't fill it

Seth Godin Blog

The goal of that short film or that sales letter or that invitation to a seminar shouldn't be to answer every question and completely describe what's on offer. Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates. Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities. Colors or numbers? Words are hooks, words are levers. Mumbo vs. Jumbo. Death and Taxes, 2014.

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Milk? Seriously? The Perfect Response When Things Go Sour

David A Fields

Last week, an expertly trained professional gently removed the thin film of grime and buffed some new-age, uber protective coating onto my sedan. Sometimes things just go wrong. How you handle the situation as a consultant makes all the difference.

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The 7 People Every Consultant Must Have On Their Team

David A Fields

Successful, independent consultants know the same thing (about consulting, not films). Successful, independent filmmakers know one person can’t make a movie.

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United Breaks Noses: A Counter-Argument

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

In all three cases, "do-gooders with phones" thought the best way to deal with a situation they didn't understand was to film it and share it. We've all heard the story by now: United is cruel, because they body-shamed some little girls over their leggings.

Leaders vs. Leading

CaseInterview.com

The show is filmed before a live audience consisting of students at a well-known film school. One of my favorite television shows is Inside the Actors Studio. It is a long-form interview show, where a famous actor or actress is interviewed for about an hour. What I like about the show is that it gets into real depth with the actor. They talk about their life story, early influences, and the technical work they did that led them to this point in their career.

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Rock Stars Start by Knocking on Doors

The More Clients Blog

In the past couple of weeks, I’ve watched two remarkable films: A Star is Born with Lady Gaga and Bohemian Rhapsody about Freddy Mercury and Queen. There’s always a lot to learn about success from rock stars. The most successful ones put in a huge amount of time and hard work to get to the top. In a recent interview with Stephen Colbert, Lady Gaga spoke about her early days: “I knew I had something to say and I knew I wanted to say it.

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Enter the orchestrator?

The Source

If we want a good example of where orchestration works brilliantly, it’s the film industry, where the full-service studios of Hollywood’s golden era, have given way to a much more fragmented environment in which the input of hundreds of highly-specialised firms is ‘orchestrated’ by a single production team. The key to success in the consulting industry, as it has been in films, is transparency. By Fiona Czerniawska. Clients want to have their cake and eat it.

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Writing from the pros

Consultants' Consultant

So get pro – here are some excellent tips from professional writers like Steven Pinker, Stephen King, and film and tv writers whose names you don’t know, but whose works you do […]. Consultants Consultant: If you send emails, write reports, web pages or brochures as part of your job then you are in fact a professional writer.

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The Long Lost Art of Being Discovered

The More Clients Blog

One of the most fascinating of Hollywood legends is the discovery of film actress Lana Turner at the soda fountain in Schwab’s drugstore in Hollywood, by director Mervyn Le Roy in 1936. Turner, one of the greatest Hollywood beauties, had a film career that spanned 48 years.

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Groundhog Day, Italian Style

MishTalk

Those who wish to understand Italian politics need only watch the American film classic “ Groundhog Day “ The movie stars Bill Murray who portray weatherman Phil Connors, an arrogant Pittsburgh TV weatherman who, during an assignment covering the annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, finds himself in a time loop, repeating the same day again and again.

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7 Ways Your Website Can Transform Your Life

Consulting Matters

It is hard to film videos if you have never done so before, or to ask for testimonials. Congratulations! You have taken an important first step towards professional success. Having a world-class website that serves as the center of gravity for your marketing efforts is essential. I am certain that you are expecting a number of results in return for your investment. You want to attract and retain customers/clients.

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Job Hub: Pixar Animation Studios Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

Two of its fourteen feature films – “Finding Nemo” and “Toy Story 3” – are among the 50 highest-grossing films of all time, while an impressive thirteen of the fourteen are in the 50 highest-grossing animated films of all time. Pixar, now a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation.

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How many hops?

Seth Godin Blog

You make a short film. Some things, like your next job, might happen as the direct result of one meeting. Here I am, here's my resume, okay, you're hired. But most of the time, that's not the way it works. You meet someone. You do a small project. You write an article.

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Postmerger Integration Rejuvenation

BCG

Disney’s Frozen is not only the world’s most successful animation feature film ever but also the fruit of an ingenious “postmerger rejuvenation.” Perspective Thursday, June 16, 2016. An Academy award. billion in box office revenues. Millions of wide-eyed boys and girls.

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Misunderstanding quality

Seth Godin Blog

They thought that what would ensure their future was better fidelity film. And without a doubt, they delivered on the promise of ever better film stock, with all the things a professional photographer could hope for. Kodak, of course, ruled their world.

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France Goes After Actor Salaries; Sunday Shopping "Reform" French Style

MishTalk

The Wall Street Journal reports In France, Popular Actors May Pay for Change in Funding for Films. 1, the Centre National du Cinéma, the government agency that funds film production, will shun films in which the pay to the star actors exceeds a certain percentage of production costs. The limit varies depending on the budget; it is set at 5% for films costing between €8 million and €10 million. In trade negotiations, the film subsidy has been targeted by the U.S.

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With the sound off or on?

Seth Godin Blog

If you watch a well-directed film with the sound turned off, you'll get a lot out of it. On the other hand, it takes practice to read a screenplay and truly understand it. It's worth remembering that we lived in tribes for millennia, long before we learned how to speak.

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LinkedIn ROI: how much engagement do you need to make it worth your effort?

Rod Burkert

And if you are looking for something that I previously wrote or filmed in the past, you can type some keywords into the search box and find the relevant post. Greetings from Brentwood, TN.

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Looking to Drastically Reduce College Costs? Study Abroad!

MishTalk

My oldest son is studying film-making in one of Europe''s newest and most modern film schools, located right here in Tallinn, for 3,400 EUR total per year. By the end of his BA, he''ll be some 10,000 EUR in debt (I am paying some of his expenses), but has studied under internationally-known film-makers, has participated in several international film festivals with his own films, and has trained on cutting-edge equipment.

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Blockchain Could Help Artists Profit More from Their Creative Works

Harvard Business

home marketers (Fox, HBO), cable and satellite services (Comcast, DirectTV), video syndicators (PMI, TVS), film libraries and archives (Eastman House, Getty Images), and talent agencies (WME, CAA, ICM), each with its own contracts and accounting systems. His vision is to decentralize the entertainment industry so that creative individuals can profit from the films, videos, games, and art they help to make. Consumers can view films on their mobile devices in exchange for bitcoin.

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Why Marvel Insider is all About the Data

1 to 1

Given that Marvel fans are willing to camp out just to be first in line for the latest film or comic book release, offering a loyalty program appears to be unnecessary. . Marvel Entertainment, the company that's home to characters like Captain America and the Hulk, launched its new loyalty program, Marvel Insider , at San Diego's Comic Con this week.

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Drip, drip, drip

Seth Godin Blog

Scott and his team made a film and built a site. You can skip the film if you're busy, but don't skip the box at the bottom of the page. Who do you subscribe to? And who subscribes to you? Those simple questions determine what you know and what you learn.

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Blockchain Entertainment

Tom Spencer

Firstly, the film biz has always been high tech and since the early nineties only moving in one direction when it comes to digitalization. Those who thought film stock might actually stick around were quickly disabused of that notion even before Youtube. While the global banking behemoths rush in to the blockchain space, many industry verticals beyond banking are also exploring applications for this technology.

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Consultant Ninja: Twitter Predicted in 1953: Management.

Consultant Ninja

Films and radios, magazines, books levelled down to a sort of paste pudding norm, do you follow me?" "I Speed up the film, Montag, quick. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja.

Why Marvel Insider is all About the Data

1 to 1

And with several films set to be released over the next few years as well as a new theme park, brand awareness is not a challenge. Powered by CrowdTwist, Marvel Insider lets fans earn swag for engaging with the brand on social media platforms, watching trailers for upcoming Marvel films and TV shows, and taking surveys. But even a brand that's as well-known as Marvel needs to make its brand stickier with data insights.

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How Netflix’s Content Strategy Is Reshaping Movie Culture

Harvard Business

” If you’ve seen Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, that one line probably conjures up memories of Oh yeah, chicka chicka, Ferraris, playing hooky, and dating in high school — all of which feature heavily in the hit coming-of-age film. The list of Netflix’s greatest missing films goes on: The Wizard of Oz , Citizen Kane , E.T. Does it compete by having a wide selection of movies, covering most of the films people would like to see? Tim Evans for HBR.

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Transcending Either-Or Decision Making

Harvard Business

She gives examples from the film industry to show how CEOs have put the process to work. Jennifer Riel, an adjunct professor at the Rotman School of Management, presents a model way to solve problems: integrative thinking. It’s taking the best from two inadequate options to come up with a successful solution. Riel is the co-author, along with Roger Martin, of the book Creating Great Choices: A Leader’s Guide to Integrative Thinking. Download this podcast.

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Strategy for Success—Why Growth Is Not an Option

LSA Global

Yes, their film was among the best and they owned 90% market share, but that did not matter when film became obsolete and they did not shift their strategy in time. Can you think of any strategy for business success that does not depend upon growth?

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4 Autopsies of Big Change Management Failures

LSA Global

But many would say that Kodak failed because they didn’t foresee how quickly and completely digital cameras would take over the industry that depended on film sales. To perform and thrive, you have to be able to adapt to an ever changing environment.

How Disney Found Its Way Back to Creative Success

Harvard Business

Disney’s existing contract to distribute Pixar films was slated to end in 2006 and Pixar had announced two years earlier it would not renew the arrangement.). Each film brand has many characters with imaginative stories that serve as franchisable assets.

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Who’s Keeping Up? Marketing Secrets from the Joneses

Joellyn Sargent

It wasn’t a box office smash, and I wouldn’t have seen it myself except that it was filmed in my town. My teenage daughters wanted to see their schoolmates’ neighborhood on film, so we rented it for a recent family movie night.

Set the Conditions for Anyone on Your Team to Be Creative

Harvard Business

You can see this at work at Pixar, which was originally a technology company that began shooting short films to demonstrate the capabilities of its original product, animation software. cintascotch/Getty Images.

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Thinking clearly about quality

Seth Godin Blog

  A $100 million-dollar movie might have more spectacular special effects or be more carefully edited, but it might not have the quality that you find in an indie film.

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Kodak’s Downfall Wasn’t About Technology

Harvard Business

Given that Kodak’s core business was selling film, it is not hard to see why the last few decades proved challenging. Consider Fuji Photo Film. A generation ago, a “Kodak moment” meant something that was worth saving and savoring.

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4 Reasons Leaders Struggle with Corporate Strategy

LSA Global

A classic example of this strategic mistake is when Kodak decided it was in the film business without looking ahead at the implications of how the development of digital cameras would affect their industry. The Challenge of a Strategy that Works.

Management Consulted Goes to London (and Beyond)

Management Consulted

Arriving at LSE, we were met with bad news: the film club was in our room.

How Customers Come to Think of a Product as an Extension of Themselves

Harvard Business

Star Wars fans are notorious for their psychological ownership of a film franchise they know intimately. The general resentment towards the film showed at the box office; the movie’s sales fell about $200 million short of several Wall Street analysts’ predictions.

North Korea Threatens White House, Labels US a "Cesspool of Terrorism"; Sony Ponders YouTube Release of "The Interview"

MishTalk

I’ll wait to review what the findings are.” ''The Interview'' In case you are not in tune with what''s happening, Sony was about to release a film called " The Interview ". The film stars Rogen and James Franco as journalists instructed to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (played by Randall Park) after booking an interview with him. Sony Hacked Prior to release of the film, Sony was Hacked and threatened.

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'The Force Awakens' an Excessive Assortment of 'Star Wars' Promotions

1 to 1

I'd finally become fed up with the months-long sea of 'Star Wars' tie-ins that frankly have nothing to do with the films. Last week, I saw bags of apples with 'Star Wars' images all over the package. Well, at least I think they were apples.

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