By - Jeremy Royster

“For Disney, creativity and mistakes went hand in hand.”

https://www.edutopia.org/article/mistake-imperative-why-we-must-get-over-our-fear-student-error

“When Disneyland opened in 1955, it was a disaster … Walt Disney took it all in stride. ‘If you do big things, you make big mistakes,’ he told reporters.

For Disney, creativity and mistakes went hand in hand … he encouraged his team of engineers, designers, and mechanics [his Imagineers] to think expansively and be willing to break things. ‘I don’t remember anyone getting fired for coming up with a dumb idea or making a mistake,’ recalls Van Arsdale France, one of Disney’s earliest employees.”

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