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The Thrive 15 Effect with Clay Clark (Podcast)

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM


Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicClay Clark, the founder of Thrive15, joins Creating Disney Magic to discuss the impact online training can have on your career or business.

Thrive15 features 1,000 videos from business leaders like David Robinson and Lee Cockerell. Studying success from great leaders will give you a headstart.

Today, a college degree is not as important as being able to deliver results. Thrive15 gives you the ability to get more results.

You can try a free trial of Thrive15 with the code MAGIC.

Climbing the Leadership Staircase (Podcast)

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM


Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicThe Leadership Staircase consists of five levels of freedom. As you move up the staircase, you get more freedom and responsibility.

Level four and five on the Leadership Staircase happens when you see what needs to be done and can make it happen.

“If you can figure out what your boss wants done, those are the things you can do without approval”. That is when you have made it to the top of the Leadership Staircase.

Motivation Based Interviewing with Carol Quinn (Podcast)

Tuesday, August 11, 2015
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM


Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicHiring the right people is the most important thing an organization can do. Understanding how to hire high performers is the key to a great work environment.

Carol Quinn, CEO of Hire Authority, joins Lee Cockerell to discuss Motivation Based Interviewing.

Motivation Based Interviewing, known as MBI, will change the way you hire people. When you change the way you hire people, the performance and attitude of the entire organization will change.

Lee Cockerell says better hiring is one of the best cost management measures an organization can adopt.

The Impact of Mentors (Podcast)

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM


Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicMost people don’t realize the impact you can have on someone else by serving as a mentor.

Early in Lee Cockerell’s career, he had two people who stepped up to act as a mentor. Lee credits those mentors for the successful career he had at Hilton, Marriott, and Disney. Because of the impact mentors had on Lee, he now gives back by teaching others.

Often, people ask how they can find a mentor. You can’t find a mentor, but a mentor can find you. When you work hard and with a great attitude, someone is likely to want to work with you to help you work better.

Leading Through Conflict (Podcast)

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM


Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicConflict will happen in any organization. Conflict can be caused by new technology, change in leadership, change in ownership, or many other reasons.

No matter how conflict is caused, a leader needs to tell the truth and be willing to talk about the cause of the conflict.

Lee also offers advice on how to properly complain to a company when you experience bad service.

The Power of Podcasting with Lou Mongello (Podcast)

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM

Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicPodcasting can be a powerful tool for business. Whether a podcast is a platform to reach customers or a communication tool for employees.

Lee Cockerell and special guest Lou Mogello, the host of WDW Radio,  discuss the power of podcasting and the experience they have had as podcasters.

What would Walt Disney think of Podcasts? Lee and Lou explain what Walt Disney may think of podcasting.

Becoming an Entrepreneur with Lou Mongello (Podcast)

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM

Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicLou Mongello, the host of WDW Radio, joins Lee Cockerell for this special episode of Creating Disney Magic. Together, Lee and Lou discuss entrepreneurship.

Hear the story of the different directions Lee and Lou took to become entrepreneurs. Lee explains how his experience at Disney has served him in his new role. Lee also offers advice for other entrepreneurs.

 

Two Pillars of Great Parenting (Podcast)

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM


Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicLee Cockerell explains why physical fitness and a love for reading are the most important gifts a parent can give to a child.

Physical activity contributes to health and mental outlook as well. If you start active habits with children early, it is likely to stay with them when they are older.

Reading can also give children a headstart in education and learning. Reading can build vocabulary and generate ideas that will open doors and create new opportunities.

Transitioning From the Military

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM

Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicLee Cockerell served in the military before his long career in the hospitality industry.

You can get ahead by using down time in the military to become an expert in the area you want to have a career when your service is over.

Lee offers advice on finding a job once you have left the military.

Lee also suggests ways business owners and managers can help veterans who work for their organizations.

For more inspiration, read Dave Burlin’s article 5 Things Veterans Should Know About Their Career Do Overs.

How to Handle Emergencies (Podcast)

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM

Lee Cockerell Creating Disney Magic
Lee Cockerell explains that his proudest moment at Disney was 9/11. During such a tragic time, Disney Cast Members stepped up and took care of guests. Lee explains what happened at Disney World that day and offers lessons other businesses can learn from Disney.

A plan and practice will keep your business prepared for any emergency. Already knowing what to do will make emergency response instinctive.