It wouldn’t seem so magical if people saw backstage.
Disney hides all the behind the scenes stuff so Guests only see the end result from painstaking attention to detail, including a chaotic environment fueled by all the things that make life challenging.
Disney isn’t immune to any of it.
Neither am i.
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On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.
Running to Disney’s Magic Kingdom and back again yesterday feels like a guilty pleasure. It’s easy to forget that it took seven years and a miracle to find and purchase an empty lot close by in 1990.
It was insanely gutsy to pack and ship everything we owned (48 boxes but no furniture) and drive from Washington State to Orlando in 1984. Gutsy because we believed we could carve out a lifetime at Disney.
Crazy to leave Disney in 2014, at only 55, after 30 incredible years as a Disney Leader.
But it was just another invisible monumental milestone in a series of steps on the path to a life without regret.
We all have a private, inspiring backstory.
Tell it to yourself like a broken record.
Your little victories, like a morning jog, become so much sweeter.