Walt Disney Research Paper

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Walter Elias Disney
“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me...You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” (Disney, Walter Elias). Walt Disney reaches out to people of all ages around the world even after his death. He had effective communication skills and personal mastery that helped him to inspire and mobilize others during and after his lifetime.
Inspiring and mobilizing others was Disney’s most prominent leadership quality. There isn’t a day that goes by where someone isn’t inspired by Disney’s work. When he was little Disney’s very religious father, Elias, prohibited all toys and punished his kids by spanking them with a belt. Since Walt Disney didn’t have a childhood, he tried to give one to as many kids as possible. His work was very popular during World War II. He inspired many people of all ages to keep a positive attitude during the hard
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His first character, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, wasn’t very popular, but he redeemed himself with the creation of Mickey Mouse in 1928. He created cartoons, live action movies, imaginative theme parks, and family entertainment that were like none else. Disney was experiencing fun for the first time as he provided first time fun for all of the children watching his creations. The best way for Disney to communicate with his fans was to use his own voice. Mickey Mouse was originally voiced by Walt Disney himself. Even now, the voice of Mickey Mouse is played by Disney. There was a Mickey Mouse short film that was played in theaters before the showing of the movie “Frozen”, called “Get a Horse!” The voice of Mickey was played by Walt Disney. The editors took clips of Disney’s voice and placed them together to create the film. His voice just has some kind of ring to it, and it wouldn’t be the same if Mickey’s voice wasn’t played by