Oct. 17, 2022

Saul Blinkoff - Director, Producer, Animator & Podcast Host | How to Live a Life of Awesome

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➡️ About The Guest⁣

Saul began his career as an animator for Walt Disney Studios working on the hit films Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Mulan, & Tarzan. He made his directorial debut with the hip action-adventure series Spy Groove for MTV. Shortly thereafter, he re-joined DISNEY, directing the films Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo & Kronk's New Groove- starring Eartha Kitt & David Spade. Saul also consulted in the development of the DISNEY films: Tinkerbell, Fox and The Hound II, Brother Bear II, Cinderella III, and Dumbo II.  

Saul has directed high-profile commercials for clients such as Best Buy, Dunkin' Donuts, ESPN, Subway, Mercedes Benz, EA Sports & Build-A-Bear. He has consulted for animation studios internationally in London, Tel Aviv, Toronto, Seoul, Dublin, Vancouver & China. Saul was a Director on the smash hit Disney show Doc McStuffins, Supervising Director on The Numberlys, and Consulting Producer on The Stinky & Dirty Show; both for Amazon. For Netflix, Saul was Consulting Director on the hit show Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures and was Supervising Director on Llama Llama starring Jennifer Garner. Recently, Saul was the Supervising Producer on the Dreamworks hit show Madagascar: A Little Wild. 

Saul speaks around the world sharing practical tools for success, meaning, and fulfillment in all aspects of life, and hosts the inspirational podcast; Life of Awesome!

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➡️ Talking Points⁣

00:00 - Intro

02:13 - Saul Blinkoff's origin story

14:52 - How should people think and support their children’s career choices

38:19 - Saul Blinkoff’s mindset from the start and where it came from?

49:28 - When did Saul Blinkoff start thinking about pursuing animation?

52:53 - A mindset of abundance

1:00:34 - How has adopting Judaism affected Saul's life?

1:05:14 - The secrets of being successful

1:07:07 - The first victim of success in an individual’s life

1:10:46 - How does Saul Blinkoff prioritize his days and his life?

1:15:03 - What keeps Saul Blinkoff up at night?

1:16:46 - The biggest challenge Saul has ever faced in his life

1:20:01 - The most impactful person in Saul Blinkoff's life

1:22:52 - Saul Blinkoff’s book or podcast recommendations

1:24:22 - What would Saul Blinkoff tell his 20-year-old self?

1:25:04 - What does success mean to Saul Blinkoff?

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