Chapter 8


Practice, Practice, Practice

The growth and development of The Walt Disney Company are directly related to the growth and development of its human resources—our Cast.

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Actors, musicians, athletes, and others who perform in public must train and practice. Otherwise, they risk embarrassing themselves and incurring the displeasure of spectators. Also of great importance is the teacher or coach who tells the musician that he’s hitting the wrong notes or advises the athlete about running form, and so on. Without such helpful feedback and the benefit of the more experienced mentor’s knowledge, a performer’s career is likely to be ...

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