1. Show some magic
Walt attended the new Park School of Marceline in fall, 1909.
2. Invest in knowledge
He became the cartoonist for the school newspaper, drawing patriotic topics on World War I.
In January 1920, Disney and Iwerks formed a short-lived company called “Iwerks-Disney Commercial Artists”.
4. Know your goals
He became interested in animation and decided to become an animator.
5. Try it on small scale first
He eventually decided to open his own animation business starting Laugh-O-Grams.
Disney’s cartoons became widely popular in the Kansas City area.
7. Help your community
Unable to successfully manage money, Disney’s studio became loaded with debt and wound up bankrupt.
8. Go with your feeling
Disney and his brother Roy pooled their money and set up a cartoon studio in Hollywood.
He and his staff created numerous famous fictional characters including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy.
10. Have a sense of humor
During his lifetime, he won 22 Academy Awards and received four honorary Academy Awards.