Walt Disney – the man and the company – history is preserved and perpetuated through stories.
Our country does the same thing, and maybe you’ve never wondered, “Why”?
People forget. Important details get lost. Values, reasons, Morales, lessons. Roots grow shallower, not deeper, when the story is shallow.
On a trip recently, a friend was writing several postcards to important people in his family. What a wonderful tradition. There’s probably a story about how he got started. He said he always writes the same people – a tradition.
Had to wonder, since I send a fair number of postcards, does he put the stamp upside down, like I always do?
People think I’m careless and not paying attention to a simple little detail, which is what Walt Disney made famous – close attention to the smallest of details.
That couldn’t be farther from the truth. I’m absolutely 100% intentional placing every single stamp, every single time, upside down.
It all started long ago when…..to be continued….
Carpe diem, jungle jeff 🙂