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Author Jim Korkis Releases New Book, ‘Who’s the Leader of the Club?’

Disney expert and author Jim Korkis has published a new book that focuses on Walt Disney's leadership principles.

The book, Who's the Leader of the Club?, is a workbook written for those who are in leadership positions or for those who are looking to improve their leadership skills, whether they are the owner of a small business or the Little League coach. Each chapter ends with a one-page checklist, "What Would Walt Do?" that summarizes the key points in the lesson.

House Where Walt Disney was Born to be Restored and Preserved

Today in honor of Walt Disney's birthday, WDB Restorations LLC is announcing the groundbreaking on the restoration and preservation of the home where Walt and Roy Disney were born in Chicago.

Chicago's Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proclaimed today to be "Walt Disney Day" in honor of the groundbreaking.

The home, located at 2156 N. Tripp Avenue, was built by Elias Disney in 1893 and was designed by their mother Flora. Elias also built several of the other homes on the street.


Disney History: Walt Disney World And How It All Began

Next year will mark 50 years since the public first learned of Walt Disney's plan to expand his theme park enterprise to the East Coast. The 1964 World's Fair was not only a way to showcase Disney's ideas and the achievements of his Imagineers; it was also to test the waters for Disneyland East. When the project proved successful, a plan was set in motion to begin the new "Disney World".