Walt Disney

Written by James Okere

WALT DISNEY- A man rejected by 301 Banks when he sort for their help eventually demonstrated courage and today has become a  CELEBRATED PERSONALITY.

“All really big discoveries are the results of thought. A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with- a man is what he makes of himself”. Alexander Graham Bell - inventor of the Telephone.

Who could believe that a man rejected by 301 Banks, could remain resilient to approach another Bank bringing the total number of Banks he approached to 302. Walt Disney was the man. The 302nd Bank bought into his dream project of establishing what is today called Walt Disney Land. The Walt Disney Land is situated in Orlando Florida, United States of America.

Disney, an ardent believer in the word of Anderson M. Baten that “Weak men wait for opportunity, strong men make them”, Walt Disney Land today is a great entertainment place attracting people from all works of live. Perseverance and hard work brought him to this great accomplishment as he held forth his dream project.

As a man who was well schooled in the thought of Napoleon Hill that “Whatever  the mind of a man can conceive and believe, it can achieve”, Walt Disney Land comprises Schools, University, Banks, Airfield, Housing Estate, Television and Radio Stations. Other sections of the Walt Disney Park are Hollywood and Film Production.

The idea of this man, who later invited his brother to join has blossomed greatly that millions all over the world visit the place regularly for leisure and entertainment. The farthest distance in between Disney Land is about 100 kilometer, achievement of an idea.

Disney utilized well the opportunity that came to him through the 302nd bank. The opportunity turned in window of success as he kept his dream alive. Though, Disney died in 1966, what he conceptualized and worked to actualized stand till date. Walt Disney shares are traded today in the stock exchange market.
We can keep our dreams working. Even in difficult situation, we must persevere and believe in the saying of Albert Einstein- a renowned German Professor of Physics who said that “In the middle of difficulty lie opportunities”.

Inspiring Greatness Principles:
“Do not build obstacles in your imagination. Think excitement, act out     excitement, and you will become an excited person”.
- Norman Vincent Peale (author and inspirational speaker).

“If you can dream it, you can do it”.
- Dr. Robert Schuler (author and motivational speaker).

“A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits)’’.
- Richard Nixon (past U.S.A president).

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