Walt Disney himself once said, “Whatever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it they will want to come back and see you do it again and they will want to bring others and show them what you have done.” Animator. Film director. Entrepreneur. Film producer. Voice actor. Screen writer. Entertainer. Business person. Television presenter. Film editor. Television producer. Hero. Walt Disney. He was one of the most extensive models of success to ever live. Walt gave everything he had into creating Disney. Every single minute of every single hour of every single day of his adult life were dedicated to his brand and the people he influenced throughout his lifetime quite literally until the day he died. Walt Disney created a international insignia revolved around a single mouse. If that isn’t success, what is?
The Walt Disney Company had become a powerful source in creating childhood culture all over the world. Its animated films in
Chan Kam Him Professor Teresa Antonia Dey F/TV 75G 14 June 2017 Walt Disney Walt Disney was one of the most important animators in the history of animation. His influence on the animation industry is huge and had created the most famous animation studio of all time. Unlike other studios at that time, Disney acknowledged the importance of having an emotional connection in between the characters and his audience. He paid lots of attention to his characters and was the first animator to have a department dedicated to story in his studio. Being the recipient of 4 Honorary Academy Awards. There is no doubt that he is one of the best. And his studio remains as one of the top studios worldwide and continues to influence the world of animation.
Walter Elias Disney was always seen as a very imaginative and outgoing person at any point in his life. Walt loved life and would make appearances at Disneyland all the time to make sure employees were being kind and courteous to the guests while managing to talk and ride rides with children that looked up to him. Never in his life would Walt give up on something, which made him very stubborn at times, but a good businessman with the guidance of his brother, Roy. All of these traits made Walt Disney into one of the greatest entrepreneurs the world has ever seen, and some say he even helped shape the 20th century.
It would become his greatest challenge and life’s work, teaching him lessons about success, achievement, creativity, innovation, adversity and much more. He created a place that would make other people’s dreams come true. By creating this place many people's dream did come true. Walt Disney was turned into a creative business tycoon who transformed the world through the use of his imagination and resolute determination to make his vision a reality. Disney once said, “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” He changed the world by believing in himself and continued to work at what he wanted. Many people looked up to Walt Disney, and they still do
B. Relevance: There is no escaping Disney. Whether or not you have realized it, Disney has influenced you in some way whether it be by the movies, or the imagination and make-believe. I’m sure some of you dressed up as princesses, pretended to duel each other as pirates, or played make believe. Even after Walt’s death, his company is still producing animated and live-action films and overseeing the still-growing empire. Today’s children are evidence of a lasting legacy through his parks, movies, and merchandise.
Walt Disney was filled with motivation. “As a child, Walt had big dreams, and planned on pursuing them.” (Ford, Carin T; page 16) He would always want to go above and beyond. “Walt never stopped at average. He was always thinking of new and improved ways to better his work.” (Ford, Carin T; page 26) Walt longed for something more, something that fulfilled his passion.
Leadership Capacities Walt Disney was a leader who exemplified many leadership capacities throughout his 43-year Hollywood career. He demonstrated a strong moral purpose and worked hard to make a difference in the lives of everyone who had interactions with Walt Disney Productions. His moral convictions were instilled in him by his parents at a young age. Walt was always striving to make people happy. His first priority was always to his family. Although he struggled to balance work and family at times, he was always there for his wife and daughters. Walt also had
Disney did not grow up as prosperous as others and his childhood was not so evident nor boisterous. Therefore, as an adolescent Disney knew he was very artistic, that he began selling artwork to close family and friends. In Disney’s high school years he attended Mckinley high ,where he attained drawing and photography classes (“Walt Disney Biography”1). He always knew he had it in him to continue school and attend art classes, this is where his future will began. Later around 1919 Walt’s brother Roy got him a job at the Pesman-Rubin Art Studio, where he evoked
Animation however was just the beginning for Disney. He also had a love for engineering. Disney combined his love for engineering and imagination, and decided to call himself an “imagineer” (Dehrer 37). This unique combination of artistic and developmental skills was what made Disney’s works so successful. Soon enough, Walt Disney’s “Imagineering” skills allowed him to create one of the most visited theme parks in America.
Walt Disney: King of Animation “If you can dream it, you can do it” and that is exactly what Walt Disney did (beginnings).These words meant that Walt Disney visioned the world in ways many did not. He created and founded many well known landmarks, movies, and animations. Walt Disney’s creative talents
One of the first pieces of information that I learned about Walt Disney is that not everything he did was perfect. I already knew that he didn’t start off with a lot of money and that he had to borrow a giant sum to help get Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs off the ground. Within the book, Bryman explains that Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was a success with the public and that Walt had make back more than enough money. What I didn’t realize was that all of his movies were not a huge success. For example, Bryman states that, “...both Fantasia and Pinnochio performed poorly at the box office...and the response to Bambi was disappointing” (pg 9-11). I find it fascinating that Walt’s first movie did extremely well, but most of the others flopped.
Biographical Study The Leadership of Walt Disney Introduction This biographical study attempts to demonstrate the ways in which Walt Disney’s leadership influenced his followers through his method of leadership and the extent to which his followers influenced his leadership style. This will be demonstrated with reference to relevant leadership theories, whereby section I shall relate the leadership style of Walt Disney with reference to ‘Transformational Leadership’, and more specifically: ‘Idealised Influence’, ‘Inspirational Motivation’, ‘Intellectual Stimulation’ and ‘Individualised Consideration’. Section II considers ‘Path-Goal Theory’ and section III ‘Contingency Theory’. Section IV deals with ‘Team Leadership’ with reference to
The Walt Disney or simply ”Disney” is an American mass media corporation, it was founded be Walt Disney and his brother Roy o Disney in October 16 1923. It is one of the biggest animation industries with it’s hand in live-action film, television and theme park. The company current name was came in 1986 and expanding in different area’s like theater, radio, music, publishing and online media. It is one of the biggest organization which has many product of it’s different sectors. From television to media to theme park to publishing it has many hands. It is the leader in animation industries. Now it is one of the leading organizations with annual revenue of 45 billion. It was Walt’s understanding that coordinating the talents of the people he hired, and pointing them at the direction of his ultimate goal was his most important job. Walt was an innovative and visionary man that used his animation background to co-found, manage, and set the platform for The Walt Disney Company’s future. Disney has five main
- Walt Disney Walt Disney has inspired millions of people across the globe through his success, films and dreams. His bold legacy has lived on past his grave and millions of people have and continue to find joy in his magical works, but how many know his story and how his great legacy came to be? How did he get to where he finished?