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Walt Disney’s Method for Converting Failure into Success: Contrast and Extension

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Throughout his roughly forty-five-year career, from Kansas City, Missouri, to California and Florida, Walt Disney marched towards a higher vision of possibility and actuality as seen in contrast to the “failed” solutions of business and urban planning conventions. He was an innovator.
© 2020, Barry L. Linetsky. All Rights Reserved

Failure Can Be Mined for New Knowledge and Unseen Opportunities

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In the right context and when appropriately framed, the identification of failure is one the best way to scout out and identify the possibilities for improvement. To the keen entrepreneurial eye, the failure of others can shine light on potential opportunities.
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Does More Failure Bring More Success?

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There is a strange idea that has been floating around the world of management for the past few decades. It is this: failure is good and should be both encouraged and embraced.
How Economic Thinking Can Benefit Consumers, Managers, and Entrepreneurs (Part 5)Barry L. Linetsky, 2019

Unicorns In Cubicle Farms

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Awareness of the Unicorn Problem helps to shine light on why it is that our aspirational good intentions to achieve outstanding results – in politics and in the workplace – so often differ widely from our capabilities and our profound disappointment in the actual results of our collective team efforts.

Walt Disney’s Method of Optimizing Success Through Failure

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Looking back at the long and varied career of Walt Disney,…