After a recent visit to the Magic Kingdom, an interesting thought was discovered in a quote by Walt Disney.
Disney said, “I don’t want the public to see the world they live in while they’re in the Park (Disneyland). I want them to feel they’re in another world.”
How many times have we thought about the problems of the “real” world? We often want to escape the real world for another world. The idea of removing ourselves from the reality of the events or situations encountered sounds appealing.
The world we live in seems to have an insatiable desire to avoid reality. The real world brings challenges to our families: financial problems, health difficulties, and the list goes on. Getting away from this “realness” is tempting, but is it possible?
Everyone needs time to rejuvenate or “recharge the batteries,” but checking out of reality introduces psychological issues that need more attention than any post can address.
The world of leadership is not one that exists in the “virtual” realm, but one that requires an understanding of reality to address the various challenges presented in life.