Great leaders lead, teach, and develop organizational culture by being onsite and visible to their team.
When it came to learning about Disney culture and how things should be done at the park, we learned it all through Walt being there and watching what he did and said. He was there almost every weekend and he was there every Wednesday for the Park Operating Committee. We built what is known today as the Disney Culture through association with Walt.
– William “Sully” Sullivan, in his book “From Jungle Cruise Skipper to Disney Legend”
Walter Elias Disney was born on this date – December 5 – in 1901.