“I would rather entertain people and hope they learned something, than teach people something and hope they were entertained.” — Walt Disney
This quote has hit home for many a truth-seeker and entrepreneur alike. You can have the greatest product or service ever made, and you can have the most mind-blowing truth to tell people – but if you don’t “hit ’em where they live”, or find a way to connect with your audience, it often means nothing.
Despite subliminal messages, and some questionable business practices, there’s no denying that Walt Disney was a stone genius: both as a visual artist/ animator and a businessman. I will let you formulate your own opinions about that. As a former Disney College Program Alum, I value the time I spent slaving for the Mouse; even though 60+ hours per week of forced smiles and “MAGICAL MOMENTS” in the sweaty Florida humidity wasn’t exactly a vacation. So for me personally, learning about the origins of Disney parks was very interesting.
BoingBoing.net has presented the first-ever look at the original Disneyland prospectus. A prospectus is also known as an “offer document.”[Read more here.](http://boingboing.net/2014/05/20/disneylandprospectus.html)
Original “Mickey Moneybags” Artwork ©P183