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Waiting for What You Want

25 December 2012

Allison read Olivia Helps with Christmas to her niece and nephews and commiserated about how hard it is to wait for what you want.

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Messy, Complicated, Wonderful People Stuff

29 April 2014

Allison watched a 90-second animated video about what we do at Allison Partners. Many thanks to Greg Brozenske of UN-reality.com for explaining exactly what it means to help with messy, complicated, wonderful people stuff.

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LEGO® Lessons, Continued

17 June 2014

Allison watched The LEGO® Movie for the third time and reflected on the things she's learned from her work with Professor LEGO over the years as well as the many lessons in this “AWESOME!!!” movie.

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Pixar says: “Meet the Little Voices Inside Your Head”

7 October 2015

Allison watched the trailer for Inside Outthe summer 2015 film coming from Disney • Pixar. You should watch it, too.

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Joy and Sadness Need Each Other

23 June 2015

Allison watched Disney • Pixar’s Inside Out and remembered that by allowing ourselves to feel sadness and learn from it, we can often find our joy faster.

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Allison Partners Animated

17 May 2016

Allison watched Messy, Complicated, Wonderful People Stuff by Greg Brozenske and appreciated how animation can make things easier to understand (and so much more fun).

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What is Ethics?

21 March 2017

Allison watched Greg Brozenske’s latest animation and remembered that reading things is good, but sometimes seeing things is better.

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Get Your Ethics Goggles Here

3 October 2017

Allison watched Greg Brozenske’s second ethics animation and was grateful for an easy to understand decision-making framework that can help her to slow down so she can draw on four ethical traditions.

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Lessons in Creativity, Candor, and Failure from Pixar’s Founder

21 November 2017

Barbara read Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Edwin Catmull. It turns out that being willing to fail and fail quickly without feeling embarrassment is the one of the best ways to tap into creativity. (Thoughtful candor from team members you trust helps, too.)

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Let Go of At Least

12 December 2017

Allison watched Brené Brown’s animation about the difference between sympathy and empathy and renewed her commitment to let go of 'at least.’

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