Chapter 6. Persistence

Makers are persistent.

They don’t give up easily.

If you ever need to Skype Luc Mayrand, you’ll notice that his profile image is a picture of himself as a smiling child, holding a model rocket. Though it’s been decades since Luc was that young child, his ability to dream big and then, almost magically, bring those dreams to life has remained. As an executive creative director at Disney Imagineering, and as a core lead in the development of Shanghai Disneyland, Luc develops experiences for visitors, which means leading and collaborating with a wide assortment of experts, ranging from writers to choreographers to engineers and composers. Clearly a job that requires creativity and stellar problem solving skills.

When I asked Luc ...

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