If you can dream it, you can do it. -Walt Disney
Quality is a great business plan. -John Lasseter
Let's make some funny pictures. -Tex Avery
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. -Howard Zinn
When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins. -Chuck Jones
And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? -Jesus
A man should never neglect his family for business. -Walt Disney
What's most important in animation is the emotions and the ideas being portrayed. -Ralph Bakshi
Once you have heard a strange audience burst into laughter at a film you directed, you realize what the word joy is all about. -Chuck Jones
Before enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. -Buddhist Proverb
Share your views on the state of the Animation Industry.
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Another in the series of RSAnimate whereby a mysterious hand through the use of a marker board and markers, illustrates the lecture.
In this case, it's the surprising truth about what motivates us in terms of how we function within the workplace. Sometimes it's money and material rewards, depending on the nature of the work, and sometimes, more money makes no difference. What motivates us, in certain instances is not necessarily financial gain, but something else. A desire to make a difference, to make the world a better place.
Watch the video and see the drawn conclusion.
Here's an article that came out today, the subject of which is consistent with the RSAnimate video I've embedded about what motivates us.
More business schools embracing do-gooders
Social enterprise programs growing in sophistication, popularity
By Roland Jones
The popular image of a modern-day business school student as a sharp-suited spreadsheet wizard increasingly is being turned on its head. For reasons ranging from the economy to a change in attitudes, many students today are pursuing business school degrees with a view toward working with non-profits, or launching socially responsible businesses.
Read article here.
Here's an interesting article on this topic.
CEOs and the Candle Problem
In America we have a motivation problem : money. I'm not a communist. I love capitalism (I even love money), but here's a simple fact we've known since 1962: using money as a motivator makes us less capable at problem-solving. It actually makes us dumber....
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I have been away from reading the forums for a little while and just wanted to let you know how valuable this type of thinking(and your posting) is/was to me. I too believe that if you ask folks what is most important to them, they will inevitably say that MONEY ranks up at the top. The real fact of the matter is that once you have "enough" money not to starve and have at least a little money left-over to take in a movie or eat out now and then, the biggest motivator is just to be allowed to do something interesting or fun.
As the video said, to make some kind of a change in the World.When we leave this earth, no one will ever remember nor care about the size of your bank account.
Thanks for bumping this up Tom. Reviewing the video is a healthy reminder as to what really matters in life. By the way, the views are at 8,374,808 now. A lot more people have seen it on YouTube since the time when I started the topic.
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