At 66 years old, I challenged myself to reach a big fitness goal. That meant creating the right mindset as well as increasing my physical endurance.

Step-Aware to Intrigued by a Goal

I wasn’t obsessed with my daily step count. Yes, I had a Fitbit. Yes, I had the step reader on my iPhone. But I wasn’t obsessed with it like my younger brother was. …

Learn from the Best of the Disney Renaissance

What would the world be like without animation? What would it be without the adventure, excitement, humor, and fantasy of it all? From Blue Skies Animation to Pixar to Disney Animation, this genre is wildly popular with plenty of opportunity for aspiring and established writers.

How do you plot a…

Event involves cosplay on Saturday Oct 16 & 17

Story Summit’s annual Walk For Story supporting fellowships for women has a plot twist. Participants will be walking as their favorite fiction character from literature or screen.

@70 years, I’m walking 100,000 steps in 1 day

I believe it is important to control one’s consciousness. I have found truth in the ancient adage, “As a man thinketh, so the world is formed.” I think of myself as healthy and strong. So I am.

I speak to college kids around the world about firing up their imagination…

Thank you for this. I worked as a Hollywood Studio exec for most of my adult life, and I always hired men and women who were raised in the Midwest. Not sure they wore as many brown clothes as the Williams but they were sincere, hard working, and were great at building a community ethos inside the studio walls. This brought me back to the "why" of it all. xo

David Paul Kirkpatrick

Co-founder of MIT Center for Future Storytelling, President of Paramount Pictures, Production Chief of Walt Disney Studios, optimist, author and teacher.

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