“Disney understood that it’s impossible to come up with, develop, and critique ideas simultaneously. Each stage in this process demands a different mindset.”
Not a lot of people have proved more adept than Walt Disney was at generating both creative and business ideas and much of that success was due to the way he approached creativity.
Jessica Stillman shares the three-step method Disney used to come up with ideas which included a dreamer phase, a realist phase, and a spoiler phase – each with its own unique mindset.
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