Entries by Barry Linetsky

Part 2: Science, Human Action, The Search for “Truth”, and Consequences

Sam Harris–Jordan Peterson “What is True?” Post-Podcast Analysis (2/20) © 2018, Barry L. Linetsky. All Rights Reserved. The challenge Sam Harris faced in his discussion with Jordan Peterson on his Waking Up podcast episode 62, in my opinion, is that he couldn’t or wouldn’t comprehend the position Peterson was putting forth because it was outside of his […]

New Book Review: “This book was a page turner.”

© 2018, Barry L. Linetsky. All Rights Reserved A new five-star review of my book The Business of Walt Disney and the Nine Principles of his Success appeared on amazon this week, courtesy of Jerry Kirkpatrick. Jerry Kirkpatrick is Professor Emeritus of International Business and Marketing, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Good Work and Creative Innovation

This excerpt from the book Good Work: When Excellence and Ethics Meet by Howard Gardner, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, and William Damon (2001) struck a chord with me. I immediately thought of creative geniuses like Walt Disney and Steve Jobs, but these observations equally apply to lesser minds who dedicate large aspects of their lives to working long […]

Did Walt Disney Really Say That?

Many quotes commonly attributed to Walt Disney have become Internet memes and find their way into articles and blogs as an inspiration for others. As inspiring as they may be, it turns out that many of these inspirational Disneyesque quotes are fake, in the sense that there is no evidence that Walt Disney ever said […]