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3 Book Recommendations From Pixar President Ed Catmull

In a recent podcast Tim Ferriss (The 4-Hour Work Week) asked Pixar President Ed Catmull, “If you could give a piece of advice to your 20-year-old self, what would it be?” Catmull explained that he wouldn’t give any advice. “Why would I want to give myself advice that would have helped me avoid a mistake that…

The Hero’s Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life and Work

1The Hero’s Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life and Work by Joseph Campbell

The Hero with a Thousand Faces

2The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell

One Monster After Another

3One Monster After Another by Mercer Mayer

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