That's what Walt Disney did, and Hewlett and Packard, and the people who built Intel. They created a company to last, not just to make money. That's what I want Apple to be.— Steve Jobs
Pleasurable Walt Disney Company quotations
We went to the New York World's Fair, saw what the past had been like, according to the Ford Motor Car Company and Walt Disney, saw what the future would be like, according to General Motors. And I asked myself about the present: how wide it was, how deep it was, how much was mine to keep.
The values of the Walt Disney company: The four C s: Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, Consistency, and the greatest of these is Confidence.
We really believe that Walt Disney is a very able company with great depth and a great set of franchises.
For almost 100 years, The Walt Disney Company has had a variety of leaders.
Even though it has been hard for some of these leaders to maintain their focus, the Company has been successful in remaining true to Walt's original direction to create the finest in family entertainment.
One of the reasons for The Walt Disney Company's long- term success is really the first of Dr. Deming's famous points, "create constancy of purpose." In his professional career, Walt's major passion was to provide the finest in family entertainment. For the most part, for nearly a century, the Company has stayed true to that legacy, and has set the standard for the entire entertainment industry.
Love for coworkers, love for customers, love for the product and love for self.
Walt Disney instilled all of these "loves" in his company. Each of these factors is critical to achieving success in any organization.
I tried to do everything I could to study Walt Disney.
I would read every book I could on the company, and then I found out more about him as a person, as an entrepreneur, and it was just fascinating to me that this guy was able to live a great life with his family but also do these amazing things at work.
When I sat there in 1971 and watched my grandfather open Walt Disney World, I was a little 11-year-old girl who worshiped the ground he walked on. You probably couldn't have found much daylight between the NRA and the Disney company.
I remember exiting the birth canal and suddenly I was in a film.
But you are never really in charge of that. The movie came out about five or six months ago in America. It was Miramax in the States and Disney here [fakes falling asleep]. What happened. I love working for Disney, not Walt specifically because he couldn't be more dead, but the company is fantastic.
I took a job at the Walt Disney Company and after 18 months decided to go to business school at Harvard. I was awestruck by the campus. My first reaction was I dont belong here. Then I said, Im here; lets get on with it.
I learned my first lesson at the Walt Disney Company about not being able to trust my associates.
No matter where they are or who they're with, dogs are incapable of being anything but themselves. Show me a dog that puts on airs or laughs politely at an unfunny joke and I'll show you a human in a dog costume, possibly one owned and licensed by the Walt Disney Company.