Walt Disney went bankrupt in 1923. Rather than giving up, he boarded a train with $40, a single suitcase, and a one-way ticket. This “All In” decision changed the course of history. Learn how your daily decisions can lead to a lifetime of success.
Have you ever had anyone tell you that your idea “will never work,” or have you ever felt that your dream is unattainable?
That’s exactly what everyone said when Walt Disney first dreamed of Disneyland, “a place where parents and children could have fun together.”
How did Walt go from dreaming to doing?
By going “All In!” He put his reputation on the line. He found the courage to forge ahead despite the doubts. He risked it all.
The result? The Happiest Place on Earth.
Walt Disney said, “All of our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.”
In Jeff’s signature keynote, he inspires audiences to find the courage within themselves to pursue their personal and professional goals.
Using the magical story of Walt Disney, Disneyland, and Walt Disney World, Jeff will challenge your organization to think bigger, expand your expectations, and never stop dreaming!Talk To Jeff About Your Event
JEFFREY A. BARNES is a best-selling author, Disney motivational speaker, higher education administrator, university professor, and leadership/success coach.
He has more than thirty-five years of professional speaking experience and twenty years experience leading teams and teaching college courses.
Jeff believes Disneyland’s story teaches us some of life’s greatest lessons—as long as you know its history, know what to look for, and you are willing to connect it all to your own story.Learn More About Jeff