Chapter 2

Skill: Motion

Breaking Out

Life is about moving, it's about change. And when things stop doing that, they're dead.

—Twyla Tharp

If you were to ask yourself what has made Pixar, the computer graphics motion picture studio that's responsible for a long string of blockbuster movies including Toy Story, The Incredibles, and Finding Nemo, so incredibly successful, odds are good that you would be able to come up with a wide range of answers: fantastic artistry, amazing storytelling, or an obvious dedication to the craft of computer animation, just to name a few.

But if you had asked that same question of Steve Jobs, Pixar's founder and one of the people most responsible for the existence of all those wildly successful films, he might have ...

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