“Steve Jobs passed away two years before the release of Disney’s blockbuster animated movie, Frozen, yet his influence is on every frame,” Carmine Gallo reports for Forbes. “When I watched the 3D version with my two girls, I was struck by detail. The way the ice cracks, the water moves, and the snow falls makes Frozen one of the most beautifully animated films ever made.”

“As I watched the movie, I also thought about the three words that are probably the best business and career advice ever given: Make it great,” Gallo reports. “The true story goes like this. After Steve Jobs bought Pixar in 1986, a young animator named John Lasseter had to pitch Jobs on a short film. It was Lasseter’s first real meeting with his new boss. Jobs had one suggestion — ‘make it great.'”

“The short, Tin Toy, went on to win the first academy award ever given for computer animation and set the foundation for what later would become Toy Story,” Gallo reports. “Lasseter, who is now the chief creative director of Walt Disney Animation Studios (and Frozen’s executive producer) said it was the most profound advice he’s ever received.”

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