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LYL #006 – Buzz Lightyear, Finding Nemo & Live Your List: Unexpected Leadership Lessons from Pixar Films

In this episode of The Live Your List Show, your hosts Jerrod and Ryan talk about all of the unexpected leadership lessons hidden throughout Pixar films. We also get fired up by quotes from Pixar characters that will inspire you! 

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6 Unexpected Leadership Lessons from Pixar Films

1. Toy Story 3 – There are times in life you need to move on. All of the toys had purpose, they were made to be toys and there is a stuggle for them to find out what to do next. 

2. Bug’s Life – There is power in unity. When a group decides to unite and protect their cause no one can hold you back.

3. The Incredibles – Use your strengths. Once you discover your strengths you should continue to cultivate them or you can lose your identity.

4. Finding Nemo – Just keep swimming. Plain and simple. Just keep swimming. 

5. Cars – Relationships are the most important thing. When you Live Your List it is easy to look at your accomplishment and achievements, but it is vital to maintain your relationships. 

6. UP – Do not wait. Don’t wait until you are too old to Live Your List. 

This Episode’s Fired Up Quotes

“You and I are a team. There is nothing more important than our friendship.” – Mike Wazowski, Monsters, Inc. (Tweet That)

“Our fate lies within us. You only have to be brave enough to see it.” – Princess Merida, Brave (Tweet That)

“Adventure is out there.” -Ellie, UP (Tweet That)

“I don’t want to survive…I want to live!” – Captain, WALL-E (Tweet That)

“I can’t stop Andy from growing up…but I wouldn’t miss it for the world.” – Woody, Toy Story 2 (Tweet That)

“I never look back, darling. It distracts from the now.” – Edna “E” Mode, The Incredibles (Tweet That)

“When life gets you down, do you know what you’ve gotta do? Just keep swimming.” – Dori, Finding Nemo (Tweet That)

“Your only limit is your soul.” – Chef Gusteau, Ratatouille (Tweet That)

“The only thing predictable about life is its unpredictability.” – Remy, Ratatouille (Tweet That)

“Whoever said it is lonely at the top is doing it wrong.” – Jerrod Murr (Tweet That)

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