How to Be Like Walt

Pat Williams

How to Be Like Walt



Download offline

Add to library

Buy the book

Walt Disney succeeded in becoming the best version of himself, by transforming his dreams into reality. He used many of his qualities to do this, including optimism, imagination, creativity, leadership, integrity, courage, daring, perseverance, commitment to excellence, respect for the past, hope for the future, and unwavering self-confidence. In his book, How to Be Like Walt: Capturing the Disney Magic Every Day of Your Life, Pat Williams traces Disney’s life story, highlighting the secrets to his success, and revealing the key aspects that can inspire each of us to become the best version of ourselves.

read more

read less


Analysis and key concepts


Walt Disney can provide a good example of how to become the best version of ourselves


Optimism allowed Walt Disney to dream of a better world, and take action to make this dream come true


Creativity and imagination are two characteristics that we are able to acquire, and develop over time


Believing that nothing is impossible allowed Walt Disney to overcome disappointment and failure


Being an effective leader is critical to becoming the best version of ourselves


Applying what Walt Disney called “plussing” will enable us to achieve success


Having a vision for the future is not enough: we must take action to make that future happen


Mastering the art of selling is a prerequisite for anyone looking to create something wonderful in this world




Take-home message

Unlock this and thousands more with 4books Premium!

You'll have 7 days free, and if you're not satisfied after 30 days, you can get your money back.

Many useful tips to:

  • Become the best version of ourselves.
  • Become inspired by Walt Disney’s life, in order to realise our dreams.
  • Understand which characteristics we need to achieve success.

Pat Williams is considered to be one of the best motivational and inspirational speakers in the USA. Born in Philadelphia on the 3rd of May 1940, he grew up in nearby Wilmington, Delaware, where he attended Tower Hill School. In 2001, he was inducted into the Delaware Sports Hall of Fame. After 12 seasons as general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers, Williams moved to Central Florida, where he continued to work in professional basketball, and is now the senior vice president of Orlando Magic. He has written over 40 books, including Making Magic, which is his personal account of how the Orlando Magic team came to be.

Publishing house:

Health Communications Inc