June 1, 2012
There’s a remarkable difference between wishing for something and the relentless pursuit of a dream.
On this, the 65th anniversary of when they broke ground on Walt Disney World… I ask you this:
What do you want so badly that you’d ignore all the nay sayers, tune out all of negativity, keep getting up every time you get knocked down and when you close your eyes… you don’t see what might be, you see what WILL be?
And… when are you going to start making it a reality? Walt Disney faced bankruptcy, professional ruin, and more “no’s” than you or I could ever imagine hearing. But the vision was so strong, so real and so non-negotiable – he simply kept at it.
There’s a famous story that I love. On the opening day of Walt Disney World, Walt’s brother Roy was being interviewed. The reporter commented that it was a shame that Walt did not live to see it. Roy quietly replied, “if Walt hadn’t seen it first, we wouldn’t be seeing it today.”
When you let yourself close your eyes and see the most audacious, crazy but spectacular thing in the world… what do you see and what are you doing to create it?More