Yesterday someone said (in an apparently concerned sort of way) their work department was very much like an entrepreneurial startup (like the dot com boom stereotypes), even though the company is nearly 90 years old. Afterwards it occurred to me… That’s the underlying reason the company is nearly 90 years old. Next Blog
Balance can ruin a career, and it can save a career. I heard a story about Walt Disney’s wife, secretary and even his physician, all saying, “Walt, you need to get a hobby or you’ll work yourself into an early grave.” Having the distraction of a hobby can actually make you sharper, more focused, more […]
What turbulent economic times we live in. Think you’ve got challenges now. Imagine having no imagination. Imagine banking on status quo.
Lance Armstrong and the Tour de France. Is there anyone out there who doesn’t know what Lance Armstrong has done for bicycling, what he has done for Cancer patients, or what he has done for the pursuit of excellence, in anything, not just bicycling? Walt Disney said, “Aim for perfection, settle for excellence”. Two nights […]
Walt Disney was inspired. No one was more passionate about his vision for Family Entertainment than he was. And when Walt Disney died in 1966, his brother, Roy O. Disney, had a big decision to make. Walt Disney and his associates purchased 43-square miles of virgin swamp, pine forest and oak hammock in central Florida. […]